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抱怨

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

EtymologyEdit

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PronunciationEdit


VerbEdit

抱怨

  1. to blame; to grumble about; to complain

Usage notesEdit

抱怨 (bàoyuàn) differs from its near-synonym 埋怨 (mányuàn) in that the former term can only be directed at others, while the latter term can be directed at both oneself and others.

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