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be one in the eye for sb

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to be a disappointment or defeat for someone: His promotion was one in the eye for his rivals.
(Definition of be one in the eye for sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “be one in the eye for sb”
in Chinese (Simplified) 令某人感到失望, 对某人来说是一个挫折或失败…
in Chinese (Traditional) 令某人感到失望, 對某人來講是一個挫折或失敗…
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