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坐冷板凳zuò lěng bǎn dèng
sit on a cold stool/A metaphor for someone who is passed over or has suffered a cold shoulder.
他在公司工作干得十分出色,可是由于性格倔强不招老板喜欢,所以总坐冷板凳。
He works excellently for his company. But because of his hard nature he cannot win favor with his boss, so he is always passed over.

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