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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “stab sb in the back”

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stab sb in the back

to do something harmful to someone who trusted you
在(某人)背后捅刀子(指伤害信任自己的人)
He had been lied to and stabbed in the back by people that he thought were his friends.
他曾经被一些他视为朋友的人欺骗过,在背后被捅过刀子。
→  See also back-stabber Disloyalty, betrayal and treason
Translations of “stab sb in the back”
in Chinese (Traditional) 在(某人)背後捅刀子(指傷害信任自己的人)…
(Definition of stab sb in the back from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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