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cut (sb) to the quick

to hurt someone's feelings a lot: Her thoughtless remark cut him to the quick.
Translations of “cut (sb) to the quick”
in Chinese (Traditional) 嚴重傷害(某人的感情)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 严重伤害(某人的感情)…
(Definition of cut (sb) to the quick from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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