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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “a bitter pill (to swallow)”

a bitter pill (to swallow)

something that is very unpleasant but which must be accepted
不得不吞的苦果;必須接受的殘酷事實
Losing to a younger player was a bitter pill to swallow.
輸給了更為年輕的對手是殘酷的事實。
Difficult things and peoplePreventing and impeding
(Definition of a bitter pill (to swallow) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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