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English definition of “shoot sth/sb down (in flames)”

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shoot sth/sb down (in flames)

informal
to refuse to accept someone's suggestion or idea and not consider it at all
Translations of “shoot sth/sb down (in flames)”
in Chinese (Traditional) 斷然拒絕,否定(某人的建議或想法)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 断然拒绝,否定(某人的建议或想法)…
(Definition of shoot sth/sb down (in flames) from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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