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famous last words

informal said when someone makes a ​statement that is ​shown very ​soon, and in an ​embarrassing way, to be ​wrong: I told him ​categorically that we could never be anything more than ​friends. Famous last words! Within a few ​months we were ​engaged.
(Definition of famous last words from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “famous last words”
in Chinese (Simplified) 说得煞有介事…
in Chinese (Traditional) 說得煞有介事…
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