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cause a stink

informal
to cause trouble and make people angry: The article about political corruption caused a real stink.
Translations of “cause a stink”
in Chinese (Traditional) 引起麻煩,引起軒然大波, 引起不快…
in Chinese (Simplified) 引起麻烦,引起轩然大波, 引起不快…
(Definition of cause a stink from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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