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make (a) nonsense of sth

UKC2 to make something ​appearstupid or ​wrong, or to ​spoil something: His ​repeatedlack of ​promotion makes nonsense of the ​theory that if you ​work hard you'll be ​successful.
(Definition of make (a) nonsense of sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “make (a) nonsense of sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 使…显得荒谬, 把…搞砸…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使…顯得荒謬, 把…搞砸…
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