- n. 欺诈行为；哄骗；伪造
- vt. 扭身挤出；使用诡计；骗取
- vi. 设法脱身；用诡计获得
- wangle (v.)
- "obtain something by trickery," 1888, originally British printer's slang for "fake by manipulation;" perhaps an alteration of waggle, or of wankle (now dialectal) "unsteady, fickle," from Old English wancol (see wench (n.)). Brought into wider use by World War I soldiers.
- 1. I asked the Captain to wangle us three tickets to Athens.
- 2. We managed to wangle a few days' leave.
- 3. The family depended on his ability to wangle a few dollars occasionally . With this money, they would eat well and dress well for a while , making a pretence of affluence.
- 一家人全靠他在外面讹个钱,诈个财, 吃点好的,穿点好的, 装门面.
- 4. He is trying to wangle his way onto the committee.
- 5. She managed to wangle an invitation to the reception.
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