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English definition of “take the gloss off sth”

take the gloss off sth

to make an event or occasion less special and enjoyable: The bad weather really took the gloss off our trip to the zoo.Damaging and spoilingDestroying and demolishing
(Definition of take the gloss off sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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