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to sell / to betray / to spare no effort / to show off or flaunt
HSK 2
to sell / to peddle / to traffic
HSK 6
to offer for sale / to sell / to sell out or betray
HSK 6
to have a sale / sale
to auction / auction sale / to sell at a reduced price
monopoly / exclusive right to trade
specialty store
buying and selling / business / business transactions / CL: 樁|桩,
to sell / to reach (a price in an auction)
to go / take out (relates to food bought at a restaurant)
(slang) to act cute
seller
to sell strongly / to be in great demand
seller (in contracts)
to sell
market / store / mall (usually specializing in a particular product category such as furniture)
selling point
to sell off (one's property)
to sell off / to get rid of in a sale
hypermarket / large warehouse-like self-service retail store
jumble sale (for good cause) / charity bazaar
kiosk / snack counter / retail department or section inside a larger business
to mark down (the price of goods) / to sell off cheap
to buy and sell / to do business / to trade / to deal
promotional event / sale
auction / CL: 場|场
to work hard / to do one's very best / to throw oneself into the task at hand
to show off / to make a display of
vending machine
buying and selling at fair prices
to force sb to buy or sell / to trade using coercion
selling price
to resell at a profit / to speculate
prostitution / to prostitute oneself
shumai (shao mai) steamed dumpling / also written 燒麥|烧麦
to hawk (one's wares) / to peddle
to prostitute oneself / to sell oneself into slavery
to resell
hawking / street vending
furniture store / furniture mall
to play the fool (idiom) / to feign madness
human trafficking / to abduct and sell / to kidnap and sell
seller
butcher / meat merchant
to be sold out
to work as a good-time girl / to prostitute oneself
butcher
to consign for sale
auctioneer / auction house
buying and selling of official positions
to sell short (finance)
to sell cheaply / sacrifice / low price / discount sale
to be willing to sacrifice everything one has (idiom)
to play stupid / to act like an idiot
to make a hard living as unskilled laborer
The Old Charcoal Seller, poem by Tang poet Bai Juyi 白居易
outward appearance / demeanor
hot-selling property
to throw one's life in for / to haplessly give one's life for / to sacrifice oneself torturously working for another or for a group / to pour in one's utmost effort / to shed one's last ounce of strength for
what has (he) got up (his) sleeve? / what's going on?
(of a movie, show etc) to attract large audiences
to betray one's country
to engage in prostitution
clearance sale / fire sale
to overbook (e.g. airline seats) / to oversell
to keep listeners in suspense (in storytelling) / to keep people on tenterhooks
(vulgar) your mom's a prostitute (from Sichuan pronunciation of 媽賣屄|妈卖屄)
trafficking in human beings
lit. to hang a sheep's head while selling dog meat (idiom) / fig. to cheat / dishonest advertising / wicked deeds carried out under banner of virtue
to be sold out / to be out of stock
to do trade as a fortune teller
bazaar
traitor
to show deference to sb by obliging them (or by obliging sb associated with them)
lit. to fry and sell on the spot / fig. (of fresh graduates) to apply the still-fresh knowledge gained in school
a one-off, short-sighted deal / a one-shot, all-out attempt
Yomiuri Shimbun (Japanese newspaper)
to steal sth and sell it
to make a living doing manual labor / to give sth all one's got
to sell illicitly / to bootleg / to sell privately
to buy and sell at a profit / to speculate
every potter praises his own pot (idiom) / all one's geese are swans
to curry favor by showing obeisance (idiom)
to sell at marked price / to sell by tender
Dutch auction / descending-price auction
to press-gang sb and sell into slavery
to speculate / to play the market / (fig.) to sell hot air / to swindle people by posing as a reputable operator
to peddle / to hawk (pirate goods)
to have benefited from sth but pretend otherwise / to claim to be hard done by, even though one has benefited
treason
to flaunt a skill / to give display to one's ability / to show off a feat / to vaunt one's tricks
to solicit a bribe / to accept a bribe
to feign an opening in order to hoodwink the opponent (in a fight, combat etc)
to exert flirtatious allure / to entice coquettishly
to resell at a profit
every potter praises his own pot (idiom) / all one's geese are swans
buying and selling on speculation
GreTai Securities Market (GTSM)
if an official does not put the people first, he might as well go home and sell sweet potatoes
lit. the child sells the father's farm without regret (idiom) / fig. to sell one's inheritance without a second thought for how hard one's forebears worked for it

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