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heap sth on sb

verb [T + adv/prep] uk phrasal verb with heap   /hiːp/ us  
to give someone a lot of praise, criticism, etc.: He deals well with all the criticism heaped on him.
Translations of “heap sth on sb”
in Chinese (Traditional) 對(某人)大加(讚揚、批評等)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 对(某人)大加(赞扬、批评等)…
(Definition of heap sth on sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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