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portray somebody/something as something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishportray somebody/something as somethingportray somebody/something as somethingDESCRIBEto describe or show someone or something in a particular way, according to your opinion of them syn depict Romantic artists portrayed nature as wild and powerful. The president likes to portray himself as a friend of working people.see thesaurus at describe portray
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portray somebody/something as somethingLiberals are portrayed by the group as sensitive and caring.Many fairy tales portray women as victims.
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