Definition of 'pour cold water on'
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'She doesn't recognise my genius and is always pouring cold water on my most brilliant ideas' Times, Sunday Times (2011)A statement yesterday poured cold water on any hopes that a rival, higher offer would emerge. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Definition of pour cold water on from the Collins English Dictionary
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