English version

put somebody/something in the shade

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishput somebody/something in the shadeput somebody/something in the shadeBETTERto be so good or impressive that other similar things or people seem much less important or interesting They’re planning a festival that will put all the others in the shade. shade
Examples from the Corpus
put somebody/something in the shadeThe generous response of the public to the disaster puts the government's contribution somewhat in the shade.Even now, sugar employs one-seventh of the work force, putting tourism in the shade.Coca Cola's prize-winning advertising campaign has put all others in the shade.Her meagre supply of water runs out, and she puts Ishmael in the shade of a bush to die.We put him in the shade, the doily wrapped around his little orange body except for his face.
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