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To take wind out of another's sails

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'To take wind out of another's sails' this literally means 'to gain advantage by anticipation'.

Sample Usage

Intelligent generals can gather a lot of important information by taking wind out of enemy's sails.

Their coach took wind out of enemy's sails and planned a counter strategy, which was the reason of their big win.

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