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damn sb with faint praise

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