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a man/woman of few words

a man/woman who says very little: My ​father was a man of few words, but when he ​spoke it was ​worthlistening to.
(Definition of a man/woman of few words from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “a man/woman of few words”
in Chinese (Simplified) 少言寡语的男人/女人…
in Chinese (Traditional) 少言寡語的男人/女人…
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