一课译词:相形见绌

2020.09.07
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“相形见绌”,汉语成语,意思是指和同类的事物相比较显出不足(appear deficient in comparison),可以翻译为“ overshadow,pale by [in] comparison或prove inferior by contrast”。

 

例句:

这是个有趣的剧本,可跟他的其他剧本一比就相形见绌。
It is an interesting play, but it pales in comparison with his other plays.

他与他姐姐相比总是相形见绌。
He had always been overshadowed by his elder sister.

Editor: Jade


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