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 del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Palabra del día
said to emphasize that being part of a group makes you less likely to be harmed
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