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twist/turn the knife (in the wound)

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtwist/turn the knife (in the wound)twist/turn the knife (in the wound)UPSETto say something that makes someone more upset about a subject they are already unhappy about knife
Examples from the Corpus
twist/turn the knife (in the wound)Saints twisted the knife with a glorious try from Tony Sullivan, set up by Gary Connolly.The tragedy is that you have to twist the knife in your own gray matter to make this defense work.
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