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English definition of “cut off your nose to spite your face”

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cut off your nose to spite your face

to do something because you are angry, even if it will cause trouble for you
Translations of “cut off your nose to spite your face”
in Chinese (Traditional) 因一時惱怒害了自己, 跟自己過不去…
in Chinese (Simplified) 因一时恼怒害了自己, 跟自己过不去…
(Definition of cut off your nose to spite your face from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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