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"do the dirty on sb" in British English

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do the dirty on sb

UK informal to ​behaveunfairly towards someone, usually without ​theirknowledge: He can't ​forgive her for doing the dirty on him and having an ​affair with his ​bestfriend.
(Definition of do the dirty on sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “do the dirty on sb”
in Chinese (Simplified) 给(某人)背地里使坏,对(某人)偷偷使坏…
in Chinese (Traditional) 給(某人)背地裡使壞,對(某人)偷偷使壞…
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