Reflect

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Definition

to reflect: to mirror; to have an effect or result
verb
This mistake reflects negatively on me, I thought it would be a good idea to show "Scarface" to my primary school class, but their parents think I'm a bad teacher.

to reflect upon (one's past): to consider, to think about, to contemplate (one's past)
verb
'As I lie down on my death bed, reflecting upon my life, I realize that I didn't spend enough time with my family.

Examples

  • "The photographs, taken by current Delavigne special assistant Brian Jones, are not only titillating an audience of people with nothing better to do, but also have the potential to reflect poorly on the Delavigne Corporation."
  • "Susie : It reflects the history of the Delavigne Corporation."
  • "Firings tend to undermine staff morale, and reflect poorly on the company when unjustified."

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