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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.
Translations of “be a reproach to sb/sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 是…的恥辱, 令…丟人現眼…
in Chinese (Simplified) 是…的耻辱, 令…丢人现眼…
(Definition of be a reproach to sb/sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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