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English definition of “throw sb off balance”

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throw sb off balance

to confuse or upset someone for a short time by saying or doing something that they are not expecting: The question threw him off balance for a moment.
Translations of “throw sb off balance”
in Chinese (Traditional) 使(某人)心煩意亂, 使(某人)亂了方寸…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使(某人)心烦意乱, 使(某人)乱了方寸…
(Definition of throw sb off balance from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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