I replied with a thinly veiled warning. 我以一种几乎不加掩饰的警告口吻回答。
In a thinly veiled reference to Barack Obama, he said he would fight to make sure "Americans are not deceived by an eloquent, but empty call for change. 他毫不掩饰地针对奥巴马说，要展开斗争，让美国人不被慷慨激昂却空洞无物的变革言词所蒙骗。
Indeed, it's fairly easy to think of the fictional country of Matobo as the African nation of Zimbabwe, and Edward Zuwanie as a thinly veiled stand-in for Zimbabwe's leader, Robert Mugabe. 的确，我们很容易把这个虚构的国家马特波当作津巴布韦，把朱韦尼看成津巴布韦领导人罗伯特·穆加比的替身。
Since Scarlett's first meeting with him in Atlanta on the night of the bazaar, he had talked with her in this manner, but now there was a thinly veiled note of mockery in his conversations with everyone. 自从义卖会那天晚上思嘉头一次和他在亚特兰大相会之后，他一直是用这种态度跟她说话的，不过现在他与每个人交谈时也隐隐约约带有嘲讽的意味了。
In a thinly veiled attempt to bury reform, Speaker John Thrasher has assigned the bill to five committees - an almost-certain kiss of death.If one committee won't kill it, then another one will. 议会情况也不比这更好，一个隐藏的断送改革的企图是，议会发言人约翰.