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cut your losses

to avoid losing any more money than you have already lost: Let's cut our losses and sell the business before prices drop even further.
Translations of “cut your losses”
in Chinese (Traditional) 及時放棄無利可圖之事, 知難而退, 及早撒手…
in Chinese (Simplified) 及时放弃无利可图之事, 知难而退, 及早撒手…
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