走後門

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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
    • 他通過走後門得到一份工作。 [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, trad.]
      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
    • 走後門買了一個鑽石戒指。 [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, trad.]
      zǒuhòumén mǎi le yī ge zuànshí jièzhǐ. [Pinyin]
      She got a diamond ring under the counter.
  4. (slang) to have anal sex