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gnashing of teeth

also teeth-gnashing humorous
angry noise and upset: There has been much gnashing of teeth about the proposal to close the hospital.
(Definition of gnashing of teeth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “gnashing of teeth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 怨愤声, 怨恨和不满, 咬牙切齿…
in Chinese (Traditional) 怨忿聲, 怨恨和不滿, 咬牙切齒…
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