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kill or cure

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a way of solving a problem that will either fail completely or be very successful: Having a baby can be kill or cure for a troubled marriage.
Translations of “kill or cure”
in Chinese (Traditional) 不成功便是失敗, 成敗在此一舉, 孤注一擲…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不成功便是失败, 成败在此一举, 孤注一掷…
(Definition of kill or cure from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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