put a new/different complexion on

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Definition of put a new/different complexion on

: to change the appearance of (something) : to cause (something) to be seen or thought about in a new way That information puts a whole new complexion on the case.

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“Put a new/different complexion on.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/put%20a%20new%2Fdifferent%20complexion%20on. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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