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sideswipe

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈsaɪd.swaɪp/

sideswipe noun [C] (REMARK)

a remark attacking something or someone made while talking about something else: During her lecture on her discoveries, she made/took several sideswipes at the management.

sideswipe noun [C] (HIT)

a hit something on the side

sideswipe

verb [T] uk   us   /ˈsaɪd.swaɪp/
to hit on the side: The motorcycle turned the corner too quickly, and sideswiped a car coming towards it.
Translations of “sideswipe”
in Chinese (Traditional) 評論, 附帶的批評, 藉機抨擊…
in Chinese (Simplified) 评论, 附带的批评, 借机抨击…
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