走後門

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Chinese[edit]

 
to walk; to go; to move; to leave
back door, back gate
trad. (走後門) 後門
simp. (走后门) 后门

Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

走後門

  1. (literally non-idiomatic use) to enter through the back door
  2. (idiomatic, figuratively) to pull strings, to call in favours; to use the influence of someone in authority to achieve one's goal
    通過走後門得到工作 [MSC, trad.]
    通过走后门得到工作 [MSC, simp.]
    Tā tōngguò zǒuhòumén dédào yī fèn gōngzuò. [Pinyin]
    He got his job through the back door.
  3. (idiomatic, figuratively) to make under the counter deal
    走後門鑽石戒指 [MSC, trad.]
    走后门钻石戒指 [MSC, simp.]
    zǒuhòumén mǎi le yī ge zuànshí jièzhǐ. [Pinyin]
    She got a diamond ring under the counter.
  4. (slang) to have anal sex