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it says a lot for sb/sth

used to show how much of a particular quality someone or something has: It says a lot for her determination that she practises her cello so often.
Translations of “it says a lot for sb/sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 很能說明決心(用於表達某人或某物如何堅定)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 很能说明决心(用于表达某人或某物如何坚定)…
(Definition of it says a lot for sb/sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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