English version

be an indictment of something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe an indictment of somethingbe an indictment of somethingBAD BEHAVIOUR OR ACTIONSSHOW/BE A SIGN OFto be a very clear sign that a system, method etc is very bad or very wrong The fact that these children cannot read is a damning indictment of our education system. indictment
Examples from the Corpus
be an indictment of somethingThis list, by no means complete, is an indictment of a careless society.Every adult illiterate... is an indictment of us all..That in itself is an indictment of the Government.The fact that, for the past four weeks, Ireland has barely been mentioned is an indictment of them all.Steinbeck's novel "The Grapes of Wrath" was an indictment of agricultural labor relations.
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