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psych sb out

informal
phrasal verb with psych uk   us   /saɪk/ verb
to behave in a very confident or forceful way in order to make a competitor, especially in a sports event, feel less confident: Both athletes were trying to psych each other out before the race.
Translations of “psych sb out”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指在體育比賽中)嚇住,鎮住(對手)…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指在体育比赛中)吓住,镇住(对手)…
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