allude to sb/sth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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allude to sb/sth

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.
(Definition of allude to sb/sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “allude to sb/sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 影射,暗指, 间接提到…
in Turkish dolaylı yoldan birine/bir şeye atıfta bulunmak, değinmek…
in Russian намекать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 影射,暗指, 間接提到…
in Polish robić aluzję do kogoś/czegoś…
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