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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “brass neck”

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brass neck

noun [S or U]
 
UK informal disapproving
If someone has (a) brass neck, they are extremely confident about themselves and are unable to understand that their behaviour is unacceptable to others
厚臉皮,二皮臉
She's got a brass neck to ask for a day off when we're so busy.
我們這麼忙,她還厚著臉皮要求說要休假一天。
Saddening, shocking and upsetting
Translations of “brass neck”
in Chinese (Simplified) 厚脸皮,二皮脸…
(Definition of brass neck from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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