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"parting shot" in British English

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parting shotnoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​remark that you make when you are ​leaving, so that it has a ​strongereffect: "And the ​dress that you ​bought me doesn't ​fit either!" was her ​partingshot.
(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 ​strongereffect: "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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