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English definition of “knock/take the stuffing out of sb/sth”

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knock/take the stuffing out of sb/sth

to make someone or something become very weak: Her illness has really knocked the stuffing out of her.
Translations of “knock/take the stuffing out of sb/sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 嚴重削弱,使元氣大傷…
in Chinese (Simplified) 严重削弱,使元气大伤…
(Definition of knock/take the stuffing out of sb/sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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