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the balloon goes up

If the balloon goes up, a ​situationsuddenlybecomes very ​serious or ​unpleasant: The balloon went up last ​Friday when the ​scandalbecamepublic.
(Definition of the balloon goes up from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the balloon goes up”
in Chinese (Simplified) 形势变严峻, 情况变糟…
in Chinese (Traditional) 形勢變嚴峻, 情況變糟…
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