Translation for 'to vilify sb' from English to Russian
чернить кого-л. [перен.] [несов.]to vilify sb.
Partial Matches
отсылать кого-л. к кому-л. [несов.]to refer sb. to sb.
душить кого-л. [несов.]to choke sb.
относиться с недоверием к кому-л. [несов.]to distrust sb.
поступить несправедливо с кем-л.to wrong sb.
занимать кого-л. [несов.]to preoccupy sb.
забавлять кого-л. [несов.]to amuse sb.
калечить кого-л. [несов.]to maim sb.
сурьма {ж} <Sb>
antimony <Sb>
интервьюировать кого-л. [сов.] [несов.]
to interview sb.
оскорблять [несов.] кого-л.to offend sb.
превзойти кого-л. [сов.] [затмить]to outshine sb.
оскорбить кого-л. [сов.]to insult sb.
оскорблять кого-л. [несов.]to insult sb.
обезглавливать кого-л. [несов.]to behead sb.
ругать кого-л. [несов.]to scold sb.
загнать кого-л. в угол [перен.]to corner sb.
насмехаться на кем-л. [несов.]to taunt sb.
перебить кого-л. [прервать] [сов.]to interrupt sb.
распекать кого-л. [несов.] [разг.]to chide sb.
унижать кого-л. [несов.]to humble sb.
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Usage Examples English
  • As Langlands seems to suggest, Cordus was thus a man deeply misunderstood as a writer intending to vilify the royal family of the time, by his seemingly seditious work.
  • Blackfaced stereotypical images of African Americans were drawn in comics to vilify Black people and their folk religions.
  • It is typically used to vilify or embarrass the enemy through misrepresentation.
  • Russian goodwill ambassador Katya Lycheva objected to the character Ivan Drago, saying that the film uses him to vilify Russian people.
  • Theatre scholar Jordan Schildcrout has noted the recurring theme of the prodigal son in Silver's plays, and sees Todd in "Pterodactyls" as a symbolic figure who challenges and subverts homophobic stereotypes used to vilify gay men during the AIDS crisis.

  • Begin claimed in his memoirs that the British had deliberately not evacuated, thereby creating a possible opportunity to vilify the Jewish militant groups.
  • Anti-LTTE websites such as the "Asian Tribune" gave prominence to the statements by Sennan Padai and Seerum Padai (Hissing Force) and started a campaign to vilify Pararajasingham.
  • The next day, an anarchist group claimed they had pretended to be the Dole Army as a hoax, and due to lack of research and a desire to vilify the unemployed, both "Today Tonight" and "ACA" fell for the elaborate prank.
  • On 10 April 2007, the Australian broadcasting watchdog the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) found that the broadcaster 2GB and Jones had broadcast material (specifically comments made by Jones between 5–9 December 2005) that was "likely to encourage violence or brutality and to vilify people of Lebanese and Middle-Eastern backgrounds on the basis of ethnicity".
  • In the days following Nichols's murder, some sections of the Radical press—in particular reporters within "The Star"—capitalized on the brutal nature of the murders in an effort to vilify Police Commissioner Sir Charles Warren, falsely claiming as early as 1 September that widespread dissatisfaction against Warren existed within the Metropolitan Police.

  • He argues that the notion of Pakistan using Afghan territory for its own purposes is a "distortion of a concept or of history" and is being used to vilify Pakistan.
  • The Protocols of the Elders of Zion, an infamous anti-Semitic forgery created in the 19th century to vilify Jews, was held up as a factual account of a Jewish plan to "control the world."
  • On 27 February 2001, Musharraf spoke highly of Khan at a state dinner in Islamabad, He faced bitter domestic criticism for attempting to vilify Khan, specifically from opposition leader Benazir Bhutto.
  • A critical point in the campaign was when a member of the Eves team jokingly referred to McGuinty as an "evil reptilian kitten-eater from another planet", a comment that made the Tories appear desperate to vilify their opponents.
  • Some modern historians believe that Poppaea died from a miscarriage or childbirth, and that the story was exaggerated to vilify Nero.

  • According to Patristics scholars, opposition to any particular view during the late 4th century was conventionally expressed in a manner, utilizing the rhetorical form known as the psogos, whose literary conventions were to vilify opponents in an uncompromising manner; thus, it has been argued that to call Chrysostom an "anti-Semite" is to employ anachronistic terminology in a way incongruous with historical context and record.
  • Adams's "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" was also a target; the 1979 Christmas show ("Eric Pode of Croydon's Easter Special") closes with Peter Jones as his HHGTTG character, "The Book", attempting to vilify BBC Radio 4 for broadcasting "The Burkiss Way", but in typical fashion, he is cut off in mid-sentence.
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