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English definition of “show someone in a bad light”

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show someone in a bad light

to make someone seem to be a bad person: He was concerned that the article had shown him in a bad light.
Translations of “show someone in a bad light”
in Chinese (Traditional) 醜化(某人)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 丑化(某人)…
(Definition of show someone in a bad light from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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