Meaning of “pour scorn on sb/sth” in the English Dictionary

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"pour scorn on sb/sth" in British English

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pour scorn on sb/sth

to say a person or thing is stupid and not worth anything:

Critics of the president have been pouring scorn on the plan ever since it was first proposed.

(Definition of “pour scorn on sb/sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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