English version

wet blanket

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwet blanketˌwet ˈblanket / $ ˈ. ˌ../ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 informalSPOIL someone who seems to want to spoil other people’s fun, for example by refusing to join them in something enjoyable that they are doing
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wet blanketWhy be a wet blanket now?Roy is just like something you'd find in a baby's pram-a wet blanket.They thought he was a middle aged wet blanket.But there was no large wet blanket to be had.Morose Michell wins the wet blanket award.
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