take the bread out of someone’s mouth

搶某人的飯碗;剝奪某人的生計。

例句:

  • If Paul does that work, he’ll be taking the bread out of the mouths of his fellow workers. (如果保羅從事那項工作,他就會搶了他同事的飯碗)
  • Lowering wages is taking the bread out of the workers’ mouths. (降低工資將剝奪這些工人的生計)

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