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carve sb up

UK informal
phrasal verb with carve uk   /kɑːv/  us   /kɑːrv/ verb [I or T]
to drive past another car and then suddenly drive in front of it: Some idiot carved us up on the way over here - I don't know how he missed us!
Translations of “carve sb up”
in Chinese (Traditional) 突然超車, 快速切入(別人)的行車線…
in Chinese (Simplified) 突然超车, 快速切入(别人)的行车线…
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