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  1. dog in the manger

    • IPA[ˌdôɡ in T͟Hə ˈmānjər]

    美式

    • n.
      a person who has no need of, or ability to use, a possession that would be of use or value to others, but who prevents others from having it
    • noun: dog in the manger

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. a person who has no need of, or ability to use, a possession that would be of use or value to others, but who prevents others from having it what a dog in the manger you must be! she can be so dog in the manger about updating things in the office
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    • IPA[ˌdɒɡ ɪn ðə ˈmeɪn(d)ʒə]

    英式

    • n.
      a person who has no need of, or ability to use, a possession that would be of use or value to ... what a dog in the manger you must be! she can be so dog in the manger about updating things in the office

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