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Meaning of “throw sb off balance” in the English Dictionary

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throw sb off balance

to ​confuse or ​upset someone for a ​shorttime by saying or doing something that they are not ​expecting: The ​questionthrew him off ​balance for a ​moment.
(Definition of throw sb off balance from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “throw sb off balance”
in Chinese (Simplified) 使(某人)心烦意乱, 使(某人)乱了方寸…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使(某人)心煩意亂, 使(某人)亂了方寸…
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