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put a different/new/fresh complexion on something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishput a different/new/fresh complexion on somethingput a different/new/fresh complexion on somethingto make a situation or event seem different This document puts a different complexion on the matter. complexion
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put a different/new/fresh complexion on somethingIt may put a different complexion on things.To me, the fact that she hasn't been heard of again in seventeen years puts a different complexion on it.
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