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kill sth stone-dead

to ​cause something to be ​completelyunsuccessful or to ​stopcompletely: One ​badreview can ​kill a ​film stone-dead.
(Definition of kill sth stone-dead from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “kill sth stone-dead”
in Chinese (Simplified) 完全扼杀, 彻底终止…
in Chinese (Traditional) 完全扼殺, 徹底終止…
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