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Idiom: Add Insult to Injury

Idiom: Add Insult to Injury

 Add Insult to Injury – Idiom of the Day for IELTS Speaking

Definition:

To make a bad situation even worse for somebody by doing something else to upset them.

Example: 

The organisation refused Jack’s application for this position, and to add insult to injury, refused to pay his salary for two months he did an internship.  

After the conflict, he left away, then to add insult to injury he broke up with her on the next day.   

The working environment of my company is very bad, the leader is always adding insult to injury when he criticises his subordinates harshly.

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