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to add insult to injury

C2 said when you feel that someone has made a bad situation worse by doing something else to upset you: They told me I was too old for the job, and then to add insult to injury, they refused to pay my expenses!
Translations of “to add insult to injury”
in Chinese (Traditional) 雪上加霜, 往傷口上撒鹽…
in Chinese (Simplified) 雪上加霜, 往伤口上撒盐…
(Definition of to add insult to injury from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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