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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “brass neck”

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brass neck

noun [S or U]
 
UK informal disapproving
If someone has (a) brass neck, they are extremely confident about themselves and are unable to understand that their behaviour is unacceptable to others
厚脸皮,二皮脸
She's got a brass neck to ask for a day off when we're so busy.
我们这么忙,她还腆着脸要求说要休假一天。
Saddening, shocking and upsetting
Translations of “brass neck”
in Chinese (Traditional) 厚臉皮,二皮臉…
(Definition of brass neck from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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