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English definition of “go for the jugular”

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go for the jugular

to make serious effort to defeat someone, usually by criticizing or harming them in a cruel way: Cunningham went straight for the jugular, telling him that his work was a complete disaster.
Translations of “go for the jugular”
in Chinese (Traditional) 攻擊要害, 給予致命一擊…
in Chinese (Simplified) 攻击要害, 给予致命一击…
(Definition of go for the jugular from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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