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Definición de “wrap sb (up) in cotton wool” en inglés

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wrap sb (up) in cotton wool

UK
to try to protect someone too carefully: You can't wrap (up) your children in cotton wool forever.
Traducciones de “wrap sb (up) in cotton wool”
en chino (tradicionál) 嬌慣(某人), 過分保護(某人)…
en chino (simplificado) 娇惯(某人), 过分保护(某人)…
(Definition of wrap sb (up) in cotton wool from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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