Significado de “take the wind out of sb's sails” - Diccionario Inglés

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Significado de "take the wind out of sb's sails" - Diccionario Inglés

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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:

I was all ready to tell him that the relationship was over when he greeted me with a big bunch of flowers - that took the wind out of my sails.

(Definition of “take the wind out of sb's sails” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)