add insult to injury
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Someone adds insult to injury if they say or do something to upset you a second time, after you've already been upset somehow.
- He said my clothes didn't suit me, and then to add insult to injury he said I needed to lose some weight!
- The bank took back my car, and then added insult to injury by cancelling my credit cards!
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Contributor: Matt Errey