round on sb/sth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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round on sb/sth

phrasal verb with round uk   us   /raʊnd/ verb [T]
to ​suddenlyturn and ​attack someone or something: The ​foxrounded on ​itspursuers. to ​criticize someone who has ​criticized you: The ​mayorrounded on his ​critics with a very ​forcefulspeech.
(Definition of round on sb/sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “round on sb/sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 突然回击, 突然转身攻击, 猛然反扑…
in Chinese (Traditional) 突然回擊, 突然轉身攻擊, 猛然反撲…
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