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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…
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