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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “rain on sb's parade”

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rain on sb's parade

to do something that spoils someone's plans
泼冷水
I'm sorry to rain on your parade but you're not allowed to have alcohol on the premises.
我报歉要给你们的游行泼冷水,但你们不得在房里喝酒。
Damaging and spoilingDestroying and demolishing
Translations of “rain on sb's parade”
in Chinese (Traditional) 潑冷水,煞風景…
(Definition of rain on sb's parade from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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