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parting shotnoun [C]

uk   /ˈpɑː.tɪŋ ˌʃɒt/  us   /ˈpɑːr.t̬ɪŋ ˌʃɑːt/
a remark that you make when you are leaving, so that it has a stronger effect: "And the dress that you bought me doesn't fit either!" was her parting shot.
(Definition of parting shot from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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parting shotnoun [C]

 us   /ˈpɑr·t̬ɪŋ ˌʃɑt/
a remark made as you are leaving, so that it has a stronger effect: "And the dress that you bought me doesn’t fit either!" was her parting shot.
(Definition of parting shot from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “parting shot”
in Chinese (Simplified) 临走时说的尖刻话…
in Chinese (Traditional) 臨走時說的尖刻話…
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