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English definition of “sb's mask slips”

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sb's mask slips

If someone's mask slips, they do something that suddenly shows their real character, when they have been pretending to be a different, usually nicer, type of person.
Translations of “sb's mask slips”
in Chinese (Traditional) (某人)露出真面目…
in Chinese (Simplified) (某人)露出真面目…
(Definition of sb's mask slips from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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