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you could cut the atmosphere with a knife

used to ​describe a ​situation in which everyone is ​feeling very ​angry or ​nervous and you ​feel that something ​unpleasant could ​soonhappen
(Definition of you could cut the atmosphere with a knife from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “you could cut the atmosphere with a knife”
in Chinese (Simplified) (局面)剑拔弩张,一触即发…
in Chinese (Traditional) (局面)劍拔弩張,一觸即發…
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