under the knife Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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under the knife

while having a ​medicaloperation
(Definition of under the knife from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “under the knife”
in Chinese (Simplified) 动手术时…
in Chinese (Traditional) 動手術時…