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  1. cut down to size

    美式

    • ph.
      把...減小到一定的大小(或多少);【口】使知分寸, 使有自知之明
    • 釋義
    • ph.
      片語
    • 1. 把...減小到一定的大小(或多少)

      cut the players of a team down to fighting size 把球隊隊員人數減少到實戰需要

    • 2. 【口】使知分寸, 使有自知之明

      He thought he was the brightest student in the class, but the teacher soon cut him down to size. 他自以為是全班最聰明的學生, 但老師立刻斥責他不要自我陶醉。

      Your boss isn't just trying to cut you down to size, but actually to get rid of you. 你的老板不僅僅是想要降低你的威信, 實際上是要把你攆走。

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