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冷言冷语

lěng yán lěng yǔ

Literal Meaning 字面意思

Cold words, cold language

Definition 定义

To make sarcastic, derisory or ironic comments

Similar English Idioms 相似英文习语

Make biting comments; caustic words; stinging words; frosty, icy behaviour; to give the cold shoulder

Example 例句

虽然石内卜平时都对哈利波特冷言冷语,然而一旦真的发生大事时,却是第一个站出来保护哈利的人。 Snape is usually sarcastic and cold towards Harry Potter, but when something bad happens, he is the first to step forward and protect Harry.

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