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rain on sb's parade

to do something that spoils someone's plans: I'm sorry to rain on your parade but you're not allowed to have alcohol on the premises.
Translations of “rain on sb's parade”
in Chinese (Traditional) 潑冷水,煞風景…
in Chinese (Simplified) 泼冷水…
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