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beneath

US [bɪˈniθ]
UK [bɪˈniːθ]
  • prep.在(或往)…下面;在(或往)…下方;(对某人来说)不够好
  • adv.在下位;在地下
  • Web在…之下;在…下方;在…下面
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prep.
1.
在(或往)…下面;在(或往)…下方in or to a lower position than sb/sth; under sb/sth
They found the body buried beneath a pile of leaves.
他们发现尸体被埋在一堆树叶下面。
The boat sank beneath the waves.
小船被大浪吞没了。
2.
(对某人来说)不够好not good enough for sb
He considers such jobs beneath him.
他觉得这些工作有失他的身份。
They thought she had married beneath her(= married a man of lower social status) .
他们认为她下嫁了(嫁给了地位比她低的人)。

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