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English definition of “pour/throw cold water on sth”

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pour/throw cold water on sth

to criticize someone's opinions or ideas and stop people believing them or being excited about them
Translations of “pour/throw cold water on sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 給…潑冷水…
in Chinese (Simplified) 给…泼冷水…
(Definition of pour/throw cold water on sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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