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把他从他的前妻那儿抢走了?? [Copy link] 中文

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Post time 2005-2-6 09:38:08 |Display all floors

I was talking about Gong Li, the famous actress, ??? ed Zhang Yimou away from hi

While poach reminds me of a headhunting company, 猎头挖人.

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Post time 2005-2-6 09:51:55 |Display all floors

another option is "take sth into sb's own possesstion"

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Post time 2005-2-6 10:25:36 |Display all floors

what is that word, nit-picking.

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Post time 2005-2-6 11:52:57 |Display all floors

What is this word, hair-splitting?

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Post time 2005-2-6 12:34:16 |Display all floors

steal from...=从...夺走

把他从他的前妻那儿夺走了
she stole him from his ex-wife.
steal: take away by force or unjust means <they've stolen our liberty> ...夺走了我们的自由

i have checked and confirmed this with a person whose sense of the language i always trust.

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Post time 2005-2-6 12:52:59 |Display all floors

May I consult with nyleda... what is the big difference between "steal from" and

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Post time 2005-2-6 14:08:35 |Display all floors

偷腥?

sorry, rovi, i am not familiar with this word, it seems to be meant for 偷猎 or 偷捕 (steal game or fish) here which i am not sure can be extended to 偷腥.

poach: to trespass (an unwarranted intrusion) for the purpose of stealing game

steal from: another slang for this purpose? e.g., to get the new project started, John decided to steal the best engineers from his competitor.

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