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To add insult to injury


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to make a bad situation worse;
to hurt the feelings of a person who has already been hurt;
to make a bad experience even more painful


Sample Usage

I was already getting late to reach my office. As if to add insult to injury, the policeman fined me for not wearing helmet.

He lost the election. To add insult to injury, he lost his deposit too.


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