take the wind out of sb's sails - definición en el diccionario inglés británico y tesauro - Cambridge Dictionaries Online
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “take the wind out of sb's sails” en inglés

See all translations

take the wind out of sb's sails

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 - it rather took the wind out of my sails.
Traducciones de “take the wind out of sb's sails”
en chino (tradicionál) 使(某人)洩氣, 使(某人)不堅定…
en chino (simplificado) 使(某人)泄气, 使(某人)不坚定…
(Definition of take the wind out of sb's sails from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Palabra del día
sprint

a short and very fast race, such as the 100 metres, or the last part of a longer race that is run as fast as possible

Palabra del día

Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
by Kate Woodford,
July 29, 2015
A reader of this blog recently asked for a post on idioms that are used in everyday English. This seemed like a reasonable request. After all, if you are going to make the effort to learn a set of English idioms, you want those idioms to be useful. The question, then, was

Aprende más 

exoskeleton noun
exoskeleton noun
July 27, 2015
a robotic device which goes around the legs and part of the body of a person who cannot walk and allows them to move independently and in an upright position The device, known as an exoskeleton, is strapped to the outside of a person’s limbs and can then be controlled by them.

Aprende más