put in in a bad light
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  • put in a bad light — index defame, denounce (condemn), pillory Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • in a bad light — in a bad/new/different/etc light phrase used for talking about people’s opinion of a particular person or thing see someone/​something in a ... light: It was an incident that made me see him in a completely different light. show… …   Useful english dictionary

  • in a good light — in ˌa good, bad, favourable, etc. ˈlight idiom if you see sth or put sth in a good, bad, etc. light, it seems good, bad, etc • You must not view what happened in a negative light. • They want to present their policies in the best possible light.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • in a favourable light — in ˌa good, bad, favourable, etc. ˈlight idiom if you see sth or put sth in a good, bad, etc. light, it seems good, bad, etc • You must not view what happened in a negative light. • They want to present their policies in the best possible light.… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • light — light1 W1S1 [laıt] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(natural/artificial light)¦ 2¦(lamp/electric light etc)¦ 3¦(traffic control)¦ 4¦(on a vehicle)¦ 5 first light 6 be/stand in somebody s light 7¦(for a cigarette)¦ 8¦(in somebody s eyes)¦ 9 set light to something …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • light — I. /laɪt / (say luyt) noun 1. that which makes things visible, or affords illumination: all colours depend on light. 2. Physics a. Also, luminous energy, radiant energy. electromagnetic radiation to which the organs of sight react, ranging in… …   Australian English dictionary

  • A Very Peculiar Practice — infobox television show name = A Very Peculiar Practice caption = This is the main title caption that was seen throughout the series. format = Drama runtime = 50 minutes creator = Andrew Davies starring = Peter Davison Graham Crowden David… …   Wikipedia

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  • put — W1S1 [put] v past tense and past participle put present participle putting [T] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(move to place)¦ 2¦(change somebody s situation/feelings)¦ 3¦(write/print something)¦ 4¦(express)¦ 5 put a stop/an end to something 6 put something into… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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