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in the same breath

If you say two things in the same breath, you say two things that are so different that if one is true, the other must be false: You say he treats you badly but in the same breath you tell me how much you love him!
Translations of “in the same breath”
in Chinese (Traditional) 同時,緊接著(指同時説出兩件相抵觸的事)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 同时,紧接着(指同时说出两件相抵触的事)…
(Definition of in the same breath from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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