take the wind out of sb's sails
› also knock the wind out of sb's sails, knock the wind out of sb to make someone feel less confident or less determined to do something, usually by saying or doing something that they are not expecting:
(Definición de take the wind out of sb's sails de Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Palabra del día
an area, often covered with sand or rocks, where there is very little rain and not many plants
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