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the jewel in the crown

the best or most valuable part of something
Translations of “the jewel in the crown”
in Chinese (Traditional) 王冠上的寶石,最珍貴的部分…
in Chinese (Simplified) 王冠上的宝石,最珍贵的部分…
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