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burst someone's bubble

Definition of burst someone's bubble in English:

Shatter someone’s illusions about something or destroy someone’s sense of well-being.
Example sentences
  • The other part of me was worried that Betty might not believe me, or even if she did, might resent me for being the one to burst her bubble and it could ruin the close relationship we now shared.
  • But when it comes right to your doorstep and bursts your bubble, well that's a different story.
  • Men may like to keep this myth going, but I'm bursting your bubble, boys.
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