To make you feel less confident or determined.
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The withdrawal of promised funds, the lambasting by the press, the desertion from your cause by the reputed supporters has really knocked the wind out of your sails.

Submitted by WerterBuch on July 27, 2015

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tire o vento de suas velas

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