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not be in sb's vocabulary

humorous You say that a ​particularquality is not in ​your vocabulary if you never show it or ​experience it: Did you say "​tact"? The word isn't in his vocabulary!
(Definition of not be in sb's vocabulary from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “not be in sb's vocabulary”
in Chinese (Simplified) 在(某人的)词汇里没有这个词…
in Chinese (Traditional) 在(某人的)詞彙裡沒有這個詞…
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