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go for the jugular

to make a ​seriouseffort to ​defeat someone, usually by ​criticizing or ​harming them in a ​cruel way: Cunningham went straight for the ​jugular, ​telling him that his ​work was a ​completedisaster.
(Definition of go for the jugular from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “go for the jugular”
in Chinese (Simplified) 攻击要害, 给予致命一击…
in Chinese (Traditional) 攻擊要害, 給予致命一擊…
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