v.force somebody to do something
Don't force others.
Something like this cannot be forced.
If she doesn't want to, don't put pressure on her.
adj.farfetched; inadequate; strained; unconvincing
All of the excuses given are far-fetched.
The statement is somewhat far-fetched.
Her evidence is rather unconvincing.
We narrowly caught the train.
These food is barely enough to last until the spring.
She only just scraped through the examination.
adj.incapable but determined; do with difficulty; manage with an effort
I can manage to go on with this work.
With an effort, the patient ate some gruel.
I managed to finish the 500 meters with difficulty.
She agreed very reluctantly.
marry somebody with half a heart
- Note"强" cannot be pronounced as "qiáng" in "勉强".
- "勉强" can be reduplicated, for example: "勉勉强强".
She could just about afford to keep her five kids