Translation of "be one in the eye for sb" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

be one in the eye for sb

UK

be one in the eye for sb

UK

to be a disappointment or defeat for someone

令某人感到失望;对某人来说是一个挫折或失败
His promotion was one in the eye for his rivals. 他被提升了,这对他的对手来说无疑是个打击。

(Translation of “be one in the eye for sb” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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