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Il significato di "Whitewash" In varie frasi ed espressioni.

Q: Che cosa significa whitewash?
A: To cover up or make excuses for something bad, like a scandal.

Frasi esempio "Whitewash"

Q: Mostrami delle frasi esempio con whitewash.
A: 1. You can whitewash a tomb, but it's still a tomb.

2. You can whitewash or spin it however you like, but I know you're lying.

3. Let's whitewash the picket fence.

Parole simili a "Whitewash" e le sue differenze

Q: Qual è la differenza tra whitewash e paint ?
A: whitewash = cover something with a liquid made of water and chalk
paint = cover something with a colorful liquid that hardens and forms a thin layer when it dries out

Whitewashing is uncommon nowadays. It's more common to use the word in a metaphorical sense, with a meaning of "conceal unpleasant facts about something or someone".
Q: Qual è la differenza tra whitewash e glorify e glamorize e sugar coat ?
A: whitewash = (1) hide unpleasant or bad parts of the truth (2) make something more attractive or relevant to white people (as opposed to black people, Asians, Hispanic people, etc.)
glorify = describe or show something bad to be admirable or good
glamorize = make something seem exciting or romantic
sugar coat = describe something bad in a gentle or polite, but not totally accurate way, in order to make a bad situation sound like a good thing

This history movie about famous European explorers whitewashes the terrible things they did to native Americans. (= it does not show those things)

The movie "Ghost in the Shell" whitewashed the character of Motoko Kusanagi by giving the role to Scarlett Johansson. (= they gave a white woman the role to make the movie more attractive to white people)

Many people think that video games glorify violence. (= video games make violence look like a good thing)

The government banned movies that show actors smoking cigarettes, saying that it glamorized a dangerous addiction. (= those movies make smoking look exciting and fun)

When the company fired all its workers, the owner sugarcoated it by saying that now the workers were free to pursue new opportunities. (= the boss used a polite but inaccurate expression that made the situation seem better than it was)

Traduzionde di "Whitewash"

Q: Come si dice in Inglese (Regno Unito)? i have to get whitewash my house is it naturak
A: "I have to get my house whitewashed" sounds more natural. It means that you will get another person to do it for you (to whitewash the house)

Altre domande riguardo "Whitewash"

Q: Per favore dimmi come si pronuncia whitewash.
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: It's too late to whitewash what you did.
Can I put that instead of what? Does it make sense?

And how does 'what' work in this case?
A: No, you can't use "that" because "that" is an adjective and you don't have a noun. You can say "whitewash that thing you did".

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