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rain on sb's parade

to do something that spoils someone's plans
潑冷水,煞風景
I'm sorry to rain on your parade but you're not allowed to have alcohol on the premises.
很抱歉要給你們潑冷水,但這個場所是嚴禁喝酒的。
Damaging and spoilingDestroying and demolishing
Translations of “rain on sb's parade”
in Chinese (Simplified) 泼冷水…
(Definition of rain on sb's parade from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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