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Difference between Cast a shade over something and Cast something into the shade

cast a shade over something —(also: cast a shade on something ) have a damaging effect on smth. such as a person’s reputation, relationships, etc.:

  • Nor would he do one act for worlds, that could cast a shade over the fame and honor.

cast something into the shade —(also: throw something into the shade) make smth. appear insignificant by contrast of superior quality:

  • Internal taxation is so excessive as to cast even an illiberal tariff into the shade.

Note: Neither expression correlates in meaning with the phrase be in the shade—remain little known; stay in the background:

  • How can we see a man’s brilliant qualities if he is what we call in the shade?