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gnashing of teeth

(also teeth-gnashing) humorous
angry noise and upset: There has been much gnashing of teeth about the proposal to close the hospital.
Translations of “gnashing of teeth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 怨忿聲, 怨恨和不滿, 咬牙切齒…
in Chinese (Simplified) 怨愤声, 怨恨和不满, 咬牙切齿…
(Definition of gnashing of teeth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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