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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 straw man
 假想的對手,被當作擋箭牌的人

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 straw man
      n 1: a person used as a cover for some questionable activity
           [syn: front man, front, figurehead, nominal head,
            strawman]
      2: a weak or sham argument set up to be easily refuted [syn: strawman]
      3: an effigy in the shape of a man to frighten birds away from
         seeds [syn: scarecrow, strawman, bird-scarer, scarer]