Meaning of “be a reproach to sb/sth” in the English Dictionary

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"be a reproach to sb/sth" in British English

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be a reproach to sb/sth

to be something that should make a person or organization feel ashamed:

His immaculate garden was a reproach to all his less organized neighbours.

(Definition of “be a reproach to sb/sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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