Translation of "reflect on sb/sth" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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reflect on sb/sth

phrasal verb with reflect uk /rɪˈflekt/ us /rɪˈflekt/ verb

to affect other people's opinion of someone or something, especially in a bad way

When one player behaves disgracefully, it reflects (badly) on the whole team. 一个球员的不光彩行为会给整个球队带来(很坏的)影响。
The whole affair does not reflect well on the government. 整个事件不会给政府带来什么好的影响。

(Translation of “reflect on sb/sth” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)