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cushion the blow

to make a ​badsituation less ​serious: He's ​lost his ​job, but the ​redundancymoney will cushion the ​blow.
(Definition of cushion the blow from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cushion the blow”
in Chinese (Simplified) 缓解打击, 缓和不良状况…
in Chinese (Traditional) 緩解打擊, 緩和不良狀況…
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