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strip sth away

verb uk phrasal verb with strip   /strɪp/ (-pp-) us  
to gradually reduce something important or something that has existed for a long time: Stripping away all the waffle, he said that no Conservative government would let Britain be drawn into a European superstate.
Translations of “strip sth away”
in Chinese (Traditional) 逐漸削減, 慢慢剝奪…
in Chinese (Simplified) 逐渐削减, 慢慢剥夺…
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