English translation of '镀金'
do ... for show
⇒ 他出国留学只不过是为镀金。(Tā chūguó liúxué zhǐ bùguò shì wèi dùjīn.)
His going abroad to study was really just for show.
'镀金' in Other Languages
British English: gild VERB
If you gild a surface, you cover it in a thin layer of gold or gold paint.
Carve the names and gild them.
Translation of 镀金 from the Collins Chinese to English Dictionary