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allude to sb/sth

formal
phrasal verb with allude uk   us   /əˈluːd/ verb
to mention someone or something without talking about him, her, or it directly: She mentioned some trouble that she'd had at home and I guessed she was alluding to her son.
Translations of “allude to sb/sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 影射,暗指, 間接提到…
in Russian намекать…
in Turkish dolaylı yoldan birine/bir şeye atıfta bulunmak, değinmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 影射,暗指, 间接提到…
in Polish robić aluzję do kogoś/czegoś…
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