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take the heat off sb

informal
If someone or something ​takes the heat off you, he, she, or it ​reduces the ​amount of ​criticism you have to ​deal with: The deputy's ​resignation over the ​scandal has taken some of the heat off his ​superior.
(Definition of take the heat off sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “take the heat off sb”
in Chinese (Simplified) 使(某人)少受批评…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使(某人)少受批評…
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