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hatchet man

noun [C usually singular] uk   us   informal
someone who is used for unpleasant and difficult or violent jobs
Translations of “hatchet man”
in Chinese (Traditional) 替人做不愉快(或暴力)事情的人…
in Chinese (Simplified) 替人做不愉快(或暴力)事情的人…
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