Engelsk ordbog



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Engelsk navneord: tarnish

1. tarnish (om egenskab) discoloration of metal surface caused by oxidation


Mindre specifikke termerdiscoloration, discolouration, stain


Engelsk udsagnsord: tarnish

1. tarnish (om relation) make dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air; also used metaphorically


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe silver was tarnished by the long exposure to the air.
Her reputation was sullied after the affair with a married man.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)defile, maculate, stain, sully


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerblob, blot, fleck, spot


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