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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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