sacar a relucir

sacar a relucir
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to mention)
a. to bring up
No íbamos a hablar del presupuesto en esta reunión, pero Chris sacó a relucir el tema.We weren't going to discuss the budget in this meeting, but Chris brought the topic up.
2. (to reveal)
a. to bring out
Soy demasiado competitivo, y los juegos de mesa siempre sacan a relucir lo peor de mí.I'm too competitive, and board games always bring out the worst in me.
b. to highlight
Casos como el de esta comunidad de indigentes sacan a relucir la necesidad de implementar reformas al sector de vivienda.Cases like this homeless community highlight the need to implement housing reforms.
c. to bring to the forefront
Las recientes protestas han sacado a relucir los problemas sociales que afectan al país.The recent protests have brought to the forefront the social problems affecting the country.
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