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Daily Figurative Slangs (41)
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气管炎(妻管严)  henpecked

【注音】qì guǎn yán (qī guǎn yán)
The colloquial expression is“be afraid of one’s wife”。
Ex.:Lao Liu is tall and strong like someone from the Mafia, but he is actually henpecked.

敲竹杠   fleece or blackmail
【注音】qiāo zhú gàng
Fleece or blackmail people by taking advantage of their weakness or under a certain pretext.

Ex.:Lao Zhang said:“Never buy things from your acquaintance,as you are more likely to be ripped off。”

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