Chinese English Dictionary

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PinYin xià tái    Simplified 下台    Traditional 下臺
  1. to go off the stage
  2. to fall from position of prestige
  3. to step down (from office etc)
  4. to disentangle oneself
  5. to get off the hook

Chinese meanings
  1. xià tái
    ①从舞台或讲台上下来。
    ②指卸去公职或交出政权。
    ②比喻摆脱困难窘迫的处境(多用于否定式):他这句话使我下不了台。

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