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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “tie sb (up) in knots”

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tie sb (up) in knots

informal
to confuse someone
使(某人)困惑,把(某人)弄糊塗
The Director of Studies tied me up in knots by asking tricky questions.
教務主任問了一些很難回答的問題,把我弄得頭昏腦脹。
Puzzle and confuseDifficult to understand
Translations of “tie sb (up) in knots”
in Chinese (Simplified) 使(某人)困惑,把(某人)弄糊涂…
(Definition of tie sb (up) in knots from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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