Meaning of “throw cold water on sth” in the English Dictionary

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"throw cold water on sth" in British English

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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 Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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