Значение идиомы hang in effigy

[hang in effigy] or [burn in effigy] {v. phr.} To hang or burn afigure, usually a stuffed dummy, representing a person who is dislikedor scorned.

When the high school team lost the championship game, the coach was hung in effigy by the townspeople.

During World WarII, Hitler was sometimes burned in effigy in the United States.


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