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pounce on sth

verb [I] uk phrasal verb with pounce   /paʊns/ us  

(CRITICIZE)

to immediately criticize a mistake: He knows that his critics are waiting to pounce on any slip that he makes.

(ACCEPT)

to accept something quickly and with enthusiasm: I think if she were given the opportunity to work here, she'd pounce on it.
Traducciones de “pounce on sth”
en chino (tradicionál) 批評, 立即批評(錯誤)…
en chino (simplificado) 批评, 立即批评(错误)…
(Definition of pounce on sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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