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fiddle

US [ˈfɪd(ə)l]
UK ['fɪd(ə)l]
  • n.调整;摆弄;欺诈;骗钱行为
  • v.伪造;不停摆弄;篡改;对…做手脚
  • int.同“fiddle sticks”
  • Web小提琴;民族提琴;拉提琴
Plural Form:fiddles  Present Participle:fiddling  Past Tense:fiddled  
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v.
1.
[i]
~ (with sth)
(尤指厌烦或紧张地)不断摸弄,不停摆弄to keep touching or moving sth with your hands, especially because you are bored or nervous
He was fiddling with his keys while he talked to me.
和我谈话时他不停地摆弄钥匙。
2.
[t]
(informal)
~ sth
篡改;伪造;对…做手脚to change the details or figures of sth in order to try to get money dishonestly, or gain an advantage
to fiddle the accounts
篡改账目
She fiddled the books(= changed a company's financial records) while working as an accountant.
她当会计时对账簿做了手脚。
3.
[i]
(informal)
拉小提琴to play music on the violin
n.
1.
[c]
欺诈;骗钱行为;骗局something that is done dishonestly to get money
an insurance/tax, etc. fiddle
保险、纳税等骗局
2.
[sing]
修理;调整;摆弄an act of moving sth or adjusting sth in order to make it work
3.
[sing]
难事something that is difficult to do
IDM
be on the fiddle
搞骗钱勾当to be doing sth dishonest to get money
play second fiddle (to sb/sth)
当二把手;当副手;居次要地位to be treated as less important than sb/sth; to have a less important position than sb/sth else

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