in an unfavorable light

idiom

: in a way that makes someone or something look bad
The article cast/put him in an unfavorable light.

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“In an unfavorable light.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20an%20unfavorable%20light. Accessed 27 Nov. 2022.

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