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be one in the eye for sb

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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。
Disappointing yourself and othersWinning and defeatingScoring, winning and losing in sport
Translations of “be one in the eye for sb”
in Chinese (Traditional) 令某人感到失望, 對某人來講是一個挫折或失敗…
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