"To fish for" • Chinese-English Dictionary

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 tào to cover / to encase / cover / sheath / to overlap / to interleave / to model after / to copy / formula / harness / loop of rope / (fig.) to fish for / to obtain slyly / classifier for sets, collections / bend (of a river or mountain range, in place names) / tau (Greek letter Ττ)
 bǔ lāo to fish for (aquatic animals and plants) / to catch
 lāo qǔ to fish for / to seek profit (by improper means)
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