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break ranks

to publicly show disagreement or criticism of the group that you belong to 与(同一阵营的人)意见不合;与…分道扬镳 His medical colleagues advised him not to break ranks by talking about the hospital's problems to the newspapers. 他的医院同事劝他不要公开表示不满,向报纸谈论医院的问题。 Disloyalty, betrayal and treason
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