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shout sb down

verb uk phrasal verb with shout   /ʃaʊt/ us  
to prevent someone who is speaking at a meeting from being heard, by shouting: She was shouted down when she tried to speak on the issue of abortion.
Translations of “shout sb down”
in Chinese (Traditional) 以叫喊聲蓋過(某人)的聲音…
in Chinese (Simplified) 以叫喊声盖过(某人)的声音…
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