After all, who would want to become a horrible Hollywood cliché—a la shanghai Surprise or Gigli.
The filmmakers travel to shanghai, where locals are left confused by pictures of the dish.
On Jan. 11, Ai was startled to learn authorities were razing his studio in shanghai, weeks before the slated demolition date.
He was finally allowed into China, but two years later, the dissident was placed under house arrest in shanghai.
As it transpired, Dylan had performed songs in shanghai that had supposedly been “dropped” in Beijing.
She never willingly talked about shanghai, or her life there.
How the deuce did the beads happen to turn up here in shanghai?
Mose slipped from the saddle and tossed the bridle to shanghai.
It was only twelve miles long, connecting shanghai with Woosung.
Most of the American and Japanese trade centres at shanghai.
"to drug a man unconscious and ship him as a sailor," 1854, American English, from the practice of kidnapping to fill the crews of ships making extended voyages, such as to the Chinese seaport of Shanghai.
Chinese seaport, literally "by the sea," from Shang "on, above" + hai "sea." In 19c., a long-legged breed of hens, supposed to have come from there; hence U.S. slang senses relating to long, tall persons or things.
Note: Shanghai is the most populous city in Asia.
Note: It is one of the world's great seaports.
Note: Opened to foreign trade by the Treaty of Nanking in 1842, Shanghai became a treaty port administered by Britain, the United States, and France until World War II.
To put someone into an awkward situation by trickery; to force someone into a situation (1871+)