Definitions for throw cold water on

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  1. throw cold water on, pour cold water on(verb)

    be discouraging or negative about

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  1. throw cold water on(Verb)

    To belittle or dismiss; to cast doubt upon; to debunk.

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  • kaataa kylmää vettä niskaan, tyrmätäFinnish

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