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cut sb down to size

to show someone that they are not as clever or important as they think: Someone should cut that man down to size!
Translations of “cut sb down to size”
in Chinese (Traditional) 使(某人)有自知之明, 挫(某人)的傲氣…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使(某人)有自知之明, 挫(某人)的傲气…
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