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clamp down on sth

phrasal verb with clamp /klæmp/ verb
to take strong action to stop or limit a harmful or unwanted activity
取缔;严禁;强行限制;压制
The government is clamping down on teenage drinking.
政府严禁青少年饮酒。
Limiting and restrictingPreventing and impeding
Translations of “clamp down on sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 取締, 嚴禁, 強行限制…
(Definition of clamp down on sth from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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