Results 1 to 2 of 2
  1. #1
    ZigZ4g is offline Newbie
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Interested in Language
      • Native Language:
      • Pashto, Pushto
      • Home Country:
      • Iran
      • Current Location:
      • Iran
    Join Date
    Oct 2017
    Posts
    26

    Lightbulb overshadow

    Hello everyone

    What does overshadow mean in this context?

    Reports that the US government is poised to designate the IRGC as a terrorist group have sparked jitters in Tehran, overshadowing Donald Trumpís expected plan to tear up the landmark nuclear deal.

    Source: https://www.theguardian.com/world/20...a-terror-group

  2. #2
    teechar's Avatar
    teechar is offline Moderator
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • English Teacher
      • Native Language:
      • English
      • Home Country:
      • Iraq
      • Current Location:
      • Iraq
    Join Date
    Feb 2015
    Posts
    11,438

    Re: overshadow

    As a small exercise for you, take a look at the definitions in the link below, and tell us which one you think fits the above context.

    https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/overshadow

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •