in a bad light

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Definition of in a bad light

: in a way that makes someone or something look bad The defendants were shown/depicted in a bad light by the lawyer.

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“In a bad light.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20a%20bad%20light. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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