Below the belt

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Definition

(No hitting) below the belt!: (Don't attack your opponent) with an illegal or unfair move!
idiom

a belt: a strip of leather or material worn around the waist to keep trousers in place
noun

Examples

  • "Your comments were below the belt, I'm afraid you're disqualified."
  • "Your comments were below the belt."

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