English version

be indicative of something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe indicative of somethingbe indicative of somethingSHOW/BE A SIGN OFto be a clear sign that a particular situation exists or that something is likely to be true This behaviour is indicative of her whole attitude, I’m afraid. indicative
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be indicative of somethingSuch actions may be indicative of a climate of fear, or of caution, or of simply teaching to the test.Picasso's instinctive appreciation of the aesthetic principles of trial art was indicative of a new attitude towards primitive art.It was indicative of Franco's childishly egocentric view of politics that he now chose to ignore Allied overtures.A two-day general strike last week was indicative of just how far Mr Mugabe has outmanoeuvred his opponents.Scalise himself is indicative of the changes at Apple.Such apathy is indicative of the generally low emphasis and under-investment in health education and preventive medicine in Britain.They are indicative of the government's shaky hold over grass-roots politics.Yesterday's win was indicative of the U.S. team's talent.
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