German-English translation for "Feigenblatt"

"Feigenblatt" English translation

Neutrum | neuter nauch | also a. figurativ, in übertragenem Sinn | figurative(ly)fig

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It does not do this and that is why it is a sham.
Das tut sie jedoch nicht, deshalb ist die Kampagne nur ein Feigenblatt.
Source: Europarl
It is not merely a slap in the face, it is worse than ridiculous: it is shameful!
Das ist nicht nur ein Feigenblatt, das ist noch nicht einmal lächerlich, das ist beschämend!
Source: Europarl
You cannot keep being a doormat for ever and putting up with such abuse.
Man kann nicht immer nur als Feigenblatt benutzt und missbraucht werden!
Source: Europarl

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