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fish in troubled waters

UK
to try to win an advantage from a difficult situation or from someone else's problems
Translations of “fish in troubled waters”
in Chinese (Traditional) 渾水摸魚…
in Chinese (Simplified) 浑水摸鱼…
(Definition of fish in troubled waters from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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