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拿它们

09:19 Sep 6, 2015
Chinese to English translations [PRO]
Social Sciences - Philosophy / Sociology
Chinese term or phrase: 拿它们
To what refers in the context mentioned below: 我从小就
喜欢读小说,有时甚至废寝忘食,但不是为了学习,而是拿它们消遣?
Thank you!
cristini04
Romania
Local time: 02:15


Summary of answers provided
5treat them as
Anna Cao
4for leisure reading
pkchan


  

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11 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
treat them as


Explanation:
拿它们 means "treat them as", 拿它们消遣 means "treat reading novels as pastime"

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Note added at 13分钟 (2015-09-06 09:33:00 GMT)
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This is a local Chinese sentence, I think every Chinese person can understand it easily, maybe difficult to a foreigner

Anna Cao
China
Local time: 07:15
Native speaker of: Native in ChineseChinese
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6 days   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
for leisure reading


Explanation:
OR: read for leisure

pkchan
United States
Local time: 19:15
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Native speaker of: Native in ChineseChinese
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