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a dog in the manger

someone who keeps something that they do not want in order to prevent someone else from getting it
Translations of “a dog in the manger”
in Chinese (Traditional) 佔著茅坑不拉屎的人…
in Chinese (Simplified) 占着茅坑不拉屎的人…
(Definition of a dog in the manger from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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