a turn of the screw Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"a turn of the screw" in British English

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a turn of the screw

an ​action that makes a ​badsituationworse, ​especially one that ​forces someone to do something: Each ​letter from my ​bank is another turn of the ​screw.
(Definition of a turn of the screw from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “a turn of the screw”
in Chinese (Simplified) 进一步施加的压力…
in Chinese (Traditional) 進一步施加的壓力…
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