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damn sb with faint praise

to ​praise someone so ​slightly that it ​suggests you do not really ​admire them
(Definition of damn sb with faint praise from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “damn sb with faint praise”
in Chinese (Simplified) 有些口不应心地赞许(某人), 对(某人)明褒实贬…
in Chinese (Traditional) 有些口是心非地讚許(某人), 對(某人)明褒實眨…
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