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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “be one in the eye for sb”

be one in the eye for sb

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to be a disappointment or defeat for someone
令某人感到失望;對某人來講是一個挫折或失敗
His promotion was one in the eye for his rivals .
他被擢升了,這對他的對手來講無疑是個打擊。
Disappointing yourself and othersWinning and defeatingScoring, winning and losing in sport
(Definition of be one in the eye for sb from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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