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Definición de “the sharp end” en inglés

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the sharp end

noun [S] uk   UK informal us  
the part of an activity, such as a job, where the most problems are likely to be found: A job like hers would be much too demanding for me, but she enjoys being at the sharp end.
Traducciones de “the sharp end”
en chino (tradicionál) (工作等的)最難之處,問題多發處…
en chino (simplificado) (工作等的)最难之处,问题多发处…
(Definition of the sharp end from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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