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English definition of “pull the rug from under sb's feet”

pull the rug from under sb's feet

to suddenly take away help or support from someone, or to suddenly do something that causes many problems for themPreventing and impedingLimiting and restricting
(Definition of pull the rug from under sb's feet from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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