蹲点般摆著

English translation: be placed like a stationary chessman without possibility of returning home

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Chinese term or phrase:蹲点般摆著
English translation:be placed like a stationary chessman without possibility of returning home
Entered by: Wilman

00:26 Apr 10, 2005
Chinese to English translations [Non-PRO]
Social Sciences - Government / Politics
Chinese term or phrase: 蹲点般摆著
「派遣如下棋,有死子,有活子,死子者来台後就得蹲点般摆著」
The context is Chinese spies sent to Taiwan. Thx.
Wilman
United States
Local time: 08:08
be placed like a stationary chessman without possibility of returning home
Explanation:
be placed like a stationary chessman without possibility of returning home
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Edward LIU
Canada
Local time: 08:08
Grading comment
Edward, thanks for the suggestion. I agree with you, Wherestip's description was great.Thanks, Wherestip.
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4 +1be placed like a stationary chessman without possibility of returning home
Edward LIU


  

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蹲点般摆著
be placed like a stationary chessman without possibility of returning home


Explanation:
be placed like a stationary chessman without possibility of returning home

Edward LIU
Canada
Local time: 08:08
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in ChineseChinese
PRO pts in category: 32
Grading comment
Edward, thanks for the suggestion. I agree with you, Wherestip's description was great.Thanks, Wherestip.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  wherestip: I agree. Or blocked chess-piece just sitting there stuck.
13 hrs
  -> Thanks, that is very vivid.
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