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English definition of “cut the ground from under sb's feet”

cut the ground from under sb's feet

to make someone or their ideas seem less good, especially by doing something before them or better than themPreventing and impedingLimiting and restricting
(Definition of cut the ground from under sb's feet from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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