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窃窃私语
Pinyin
qiè qiè sī yǔ
English
to discuss something in secret
Explanation
Meaning
背地里小声说话。
Context
唐·韩愈《顺宗实录·永贞五年》:“虽叛两使事,未尝以簿书为意,日引其党屏人切切细语,谋夺官者兵,以制四海之命。”
Example
又故意与行酒侍儿,~,羋氏两次问话,俱失应答。 ◎明·冯梦龙《东周列国志》第四十六回
 
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