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throw cold water on sth

to be negative about someone's ideas or plans: You're always throwing cold water on my suggestions.
(Definition of throw cold water on sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “throw cold water on sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 给(想法或计划)泼凉水…
in Chinese (Traditional) 給(想法或計劃)潑冷水…
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