add insult to injury

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To further a loss with mockery or indignity.

As if the hostile takeover weren't enough, to add insult to injury they scrapped ninety percent of our products and replaced them with their own.

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add insult to injuryTo further a loss with mockery or indignity; to worsen an unfavorable situation.
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