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rivers of sth

a large amount of a liquid: Rivers of sweat ran down his back. figurative If there's a revolution, rivers of blood will flow.
Translations of “rivers of sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 大量的(液體)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大量的(液体)…
(Definition of rivers of sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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