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pound of flesh

disapproving
something that you have the ​right to ​receive but is ​unreasonable to ​demand from someone
(Definition of pound of flesh from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pound of flesh”
in Chinese (Simplified) 合法但不合理的要求…
in Chinese (Traditional) 合法但不合理的要求…
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