cut the ground from under sb's feet Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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cut the ground from under sb's feet

UK to make someone or someone's ​ideasseem less good, ​especially by doing something before them or ​better than them
(Definition of cut the ground from under sb's feet from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cut the ground from under sb's feet”
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指先发制人)挫败(某人)的计划,拆(某人)的台…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指先發制人)挫敗(某人)的計劃,拆(某人)的台…
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