put a damper on something 潑冷水

說明:

damp 指潮濕,是形容詞。damper 則指使人掃興的人或事,是名詞。有關介系詞 on 的用法,請參照 sleep on something 條目。

例子:

I don't want to put a damper on your plan, John. But you have to be more realistic.


by Thomas Shum