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stab sb in the back

to do something ​harmful to someone who ​trusted you: He had been ​lied to and ​stabbed in the back by ​people that he ​thought were his ​friends.
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(Definition of stab sb in the back from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “stab sb in the back”
in Chinese (Simplified) 在(某人)背后捅刀子(指伤害信任自己的人)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 在(某人)背後捅刀子(指傷害信任自己的人)…
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