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pour scorn on sb/sth

to say a ​person or thing is ​stupid and not ​worth anything: Critics of the ​president have been ​pouringscorn on the ​planever since it was first ​proposed.
(Definition of pour scorn on sb/sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pour scorn on sb/sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 鄙夷地谈论,对…嗤之以鼻…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鄙夷地談論,對…嗤之以鼻…
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