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grind the faces of the poor

UK literary
Someone who ​grinds the ​faces of the ​poor, ​treatspoorpeople very ​badly, often to get ​money from them.
(Definition of grind the faces of the poor from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “grind the faces of the poor”
in Chinese (Simplified) 欺压平民、搜刮民财的人…
in Chinese (Traditional) 欺壓平民,搜刮民財…
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