English version

to add insult to injury

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishto add insult to injuryto add insult to injuryWORSEto make a bad situation worse for someone who has already been treated badly She not only deceived him but, to add insult to injury, allowed him to pay for her meal. add
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to add insult to injuryThe bank not only refused to refund the money but, to add insult to injury, charged me for the letter telling me so!The, to add insult to injury, it started raining heavily.Moreover, and to add insult to injury, these off-centre policies are never supported by a clear majority of the electorate.People over age 65 who work get fewer benefits and, to add insult to injury , they have to pay more in taxes.
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