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tilt the balance/scales

(also tip the balance/scales)
If something tilts the balance, it is the thing that causes a particular situation to happen or a particular decision to be made when other situations or decisions are possible: This might just tilt the balance in the government's favour.
Traducciones de “tilt the balance/scales”
en chino (tradicionál) 打破平衡/使天平傾斜, 起決定性作用…
en chino (simplificado) 打破平衡/使天平倾斜, 起决定性作用…
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