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Translation of "take the gloss off sth" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

take the gloss off sth

to make an event or occasion less special and enjoyable 煞…的风景;使黯然失色;使逊色 The bad weather really took the gloss off our trip to the zoo. 糟糕的天气着实破坏了我们去动物园玩的兴致。 Damaging and spoilingDestroying and demolishing
Translations of “take the gloss off sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 煞…的風景, 使黯然失色, 使遜色…
(Definition of take the gloss off sth from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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