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in the teeth of sth

If something happens or is done in the teeth of difficulties, the difficulties cause problems but do not stop it: The road was built in the teeth of fierce opposition from the public.
(Definition of in the teeth of sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “in the teeth of sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 违抗, 不顾…
in Chinese (Traditional) 違抗, 不顧…
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