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Meaning of “take the gloss off sth” in the English Dictionary

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take the gloss off sth

to make an ​event or ​occasion less ​special and ​enjoyable: The ​badweather really took the gloss off ​ourtrip to the ​zoo.
(Definition of take the gloss off sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “take the gloss off sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 煞…的风景, 使黯然失色, 使逊色…
in Chinese (Traditional) 煞…的風景, 使黯然失色, 使遜色…
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