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give sb pause

formal
to cause someone to stop and think about what they were doing or intending to do
(Definition of give sb pause from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “give sb pause”
in Chinese (Simplified) 使(某人)停下来仔细考虑…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使(某人)停下來仔細考慮…
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