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put the skids under sth

UK informal
to ​cause something such as a ​plan to ​fail: Local ​residents have put the ​skids under ​plans to ​build a new ​shoppingcentre.
(Definition of put the skids under sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “put the skids under sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 导致(计划等)失败…
in Chinese (Traditional) 導致(計劃等)失敗…
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