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put/stick the knife into sb

(also put/stick the knife in) to be ​unpleasant about someone, or ​try to ​harm someone: The ​reviewer in the ​magazine that I ​read really put the knife in.
(Definition of put/stick the knife into sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “put/stick the knife into sb”
in Chinese (Simplified) 对(某人)怀恨在心, 加害于(某人)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 對(某人)懷恨在心, 加害於(某人)…
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