paint (one) black

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paint (one) black

To make someone appear evil, malicious, or ill intentioned. He argued that the film was edited to paint him black, taking his statements out of context and mixing them with ominous music. Though he's been painted quite black by the media, in person he's actually a very pleasant guy.
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paint black

Represent someone or something as evil or harmful. This idiom is most often used in a negative context, as in He's not so black as he's been painted. [Late 1500s]
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LAHORE -- Master Paints Black edged out FG Polo Team/Master Paints by a narrow margin of 6-5 to clinch the Capital Smart City Polo Cup here at Lahore Polo Club ground on Sunday.
Master Paints Black then made a strong comeback by hammering a hat-trick to finish the chukker having 5-3 lead.
LAHORE -- Master Paints Black will vie against FG Polo Team/Master Paints in the main final of the Capital Smart City Polo Cup 2019 tomorrow (Sunday) here at Lahore Polo Club ground.
LAHORE -- FG Polo Team/Master Paints and Master Paints Black qualified for the final of the Capital Smart City Polo Cup here at the Lahore Polo Club ground on Friday.
KARACHI -- Master Paints Black and FG Polo Team/Master Paints carved out comfortable victories in the Capital Smart City Polo Cup 2019 matches played at Lahore Polo Club ground.
LAHORE: Master Paints Black will take on Master Paints in the main final of the International Steels National Open Polo Championship for Quaid-e-Azam Gold Cup 2019 at 3:15pm here at Lahore Polo Club ground
LAHORE: Eleven-goal Matias Vial Parez guided Master Paints Black to a rousing 13-4 triumph over Diamond Paints/Newage in the International Steels National Open Polo Championship for Quaid-e-Azam Gold Cup 2019 here at Lahore Polo Club ground on Tuesday.With this tremendous victory, Master Paints reached the top of the points table with six points while Master Paints team is at number two with four points and at number three is Diamond Paints/Newage with four points.
The first encounter of the day was contested between Newage/BBJ Pipes and Master Paints Black, which was won by the former with a margin of 10A1/2-6.
In the second match of the day, Dascon C o n s t r u c t i o n / A r t e m a Medical outpaced Master Paints Black by 7-5.
In the first match, Master Paints Black outsmarted BBJ Pipes 8-4A1/2 with Sufi M.
LAHORE -- Master Paints Black lifted the International Steels National Open Polo Championship for Quaid-e-Azam Gold Cup routing sister team Master Paints by 10-6 in the main final here at Lahore Polo Club ground on Sunday.
Lahore Polo Club Executive Committee Member Saqib Khan Khakwani said the same matches will be played on Wednesday (tomorrow) and Master Paints Black and BBJ Pipes will vie against each other in the first match at 2:00 pm while Diamond Paints/Newage will take on Barry's in the second match at 3:30 pm.
The teams have been divided into two pools as Pool A consists of Rizvi's/Master Paints, Newage/Guard Group, Barry's and Master Paints Black while Pool B has Army Whites, Army Red, Diamond Paints Black and Diamond Paints Blues.
LAHORE -- FG Polo Team/Master Paints and Master Paints Black qualified for the main final of the Capital Smart City Polo Cup 2019 here at Lahore Polo Club ground on Friday.
KARACHI -- Master Paints Black Clinched the International Steels National Open Polo Championship for Quaide-Azam Gold Cup title after routing Master Paints by 10-6 in the main final played at Lahore Polo Club ground.