shǒu duàn

Translation

  • method
  • means (of doing sth)
  • strategy
  • trick
  • CL:個|个[ge4]

Examples

  • 英语是一种沟通的手段
    English is a means of communication.
  • 为了正当目的可以不择手段
    The end justifies the means.
  • 为了正当目的并非总是可以不择手段
    The end does not always justify the means.
  • 减税常被用作刺激经济的主要财政手段
    Tax cuts are often used as a major fiscal tool to stimulate the economy.
  • 他用了一些手段来和Nancy私下交谈。
    He contrived a means of speaking to Nancy privately.
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