Meaning of ADD INSULT TO INJURY in English
- ADD INSULT TO INJURY
v. phr. 1. To hurt someone's feelings after doing him harm. He added insult to injury when he called the man a rat after he had already beaten him up. 2. To make bad trouble worse. We started on a picnic, and first it rained, then to add insult to injury, the car broke down.
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