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Expression
门槛mén kǎn
threshold/A metaphor for high social status or airs.
你们家的门槛高,我们哪敢找你呀?
Your social status is so high that we don’t dare to come and visit you.
key to a problem; knack
你现在还没摸着门槛呢,所以你总失败。
You haven’t found the knack yet, so you failed every time.
a person who is shrewd or good at calculation
这家伙是个门槛,不好对付。
This fellow is very shrewd and hard to deal with.

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