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horror of horrors

humorous said when you are ​telling someone about a very ​bad or ​embarrassingsituation: Then, horror of ​horrors, I ​discovered that my ​zip had been ​undone the ​wholetime I was ​talking to her.
(Definition of horror of horrors from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “horror of horrors”
in Chinese (Simplified) 极其糟糕…
in Chinese (Traditional) 極其糟糕…
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