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hatchet job

noun [C usually singular] uk   us   informal
a cruel written or spoken attack on someone or something: Fleck was certainly not the only critic to do a hatchet job on his latest novel.
Translations of “hatchet job”
in Chinese (Traditional) 攻擊,詆毀…
in Chinese (Simplified) 攻击,诋毁…
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