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sit in judgment on/over sb

mainly disapproving to make a ​judgment on someone ​especially when you have no ​right to do so: I don't ​know why he ​thinks he can sit in ​judgment over us like that.
(Definition of sit in judgment on/over sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sit in judgment on/over sb”
in Chinese (Simplified) 对(某人)妄加评判,对(某人)指手画脚…
in Chinese (Traditional) 對(某人)妄加評判,對(某人)指指點點…
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