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stab sb in the back

to do something harmful to someone who trusted you: He had been lied to and stabbed in the back by people that he thought were his friends.
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Translations of “stab sb in the back”
in Chinese (Traditional) 在(某人)背後捅刀子(指傷害信任自己的人)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 在(某人)背后捅刀子(指伤害信任自己的人)…
(Definition of stab sb in the back from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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