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pour scorn on somebody/something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpour scorn on somebody/somethingpour scorn on somebody/somethingMAKE FUN OFto say that something or someone is stupid and not worth considering pour
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pour scorn on somebody/somethingBut Washington last night poured scorn on Mr Chretien's veto claim.His complicity, if proved, would be a sensation, but even his critics poured scorn on the accusation.It was this last bit that caused the problem, and critics have poured scorn on the advice ever since.Iraqi Radio poured scorn on the concept of "a new world order."
pour scorn on somebody/somethingpour scorn on somebody/something (also heap scorn on somebody/something American English) to strongly criticize someone or something because you think they do not deserve respect Labour poured scorn on the Tory claim to be the party of law and order. scorn
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pour scorn on somebody/somethingHis complicity, if proved, would be a sensation, but even his critics poured scorn on the accusation.It was this last bit that caused the problem, and critics have poured scorn on the advice ever since.But Washington last night poured scorn on Mr Chretien's veto claim.
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