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to add insult to injury

C2 said when you ​feel that someone has made a ​badsituationworse by doing something ​else to ​upset you: They told me I was too ​old for the ​job, and then to add ​insult to ​injury, they ​refused to ​pay my ​expenses!
(Definition of to add insult to injury from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “to add insult to injury”
in Chinese (Simplified) 雪上加霜, 往伤口上撒盐…
in Chinese (Traditional) 雪上加霜, 往傷口上撒鹽…
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