English version

be expressive of something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe expressive of somethingbe expressive of somethingSHOW/BE A SIGN OF formal showing a particular feeling or influence Her poem is expressive of calm days and peace of mind. expressive
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be expressive of somethingArt deco designs are expressive of the modern technology of the 1920s.They are expressive of the sentiments of retributive justice that Beccaria wished to exclude from consideration of punishments.
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