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lower

US [ˈloʊr]
UK [ˈləʊə(r)]
  • v.降低;减少;低下;压低
  • adj.较低的;南部的;【地质学;地理学】早期的;下游的
  • Web放下;降下;小写
Present Participle:lowering  Past Tense:lowered  Simple Present:lowers  
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adj.
1.
(尤指位于同类物品或成对物品中另一个的)下面的,下方的located below sth else, especially sth of the same type, or the other of a pair
the lower deck of a ship
船的下甲板
His lower lip trembled.
他的下唇在颤抖。
2.
在底部的;近底部的at or near the bottom of sth
the mountain's lower slopes
山麓斜坡
3.
朝海岸的;低洼的;向南的located towards the coast, on low ground or towards the south of an area
the lower reaches of the Nile
尼罗河的下游
v.
1.
[t]
把…放低;使…降下to let or make sth/sb go down
He had to lower his head to get through the door.
他得低头才能过这道门。
She lowered her newspaper and looked around.
她放低报纸往四下看了看。
They lowered him down the cliff on a rope.
他们用绳索把他放下悬崖。
2.
[t][i]
~ (sth)
减少;缩小;降低to reduce sth or to become less in value, quality, etc.
He lowered his voice to a whisper.
他压低了声音悄悄地说。
This drug is used to lower blood pressure.
这种药用于降血压。
Her voice lowered as she spoke.
她一边说一边压低了嗓音。
IDM
In the current economic climate we may need to lower the bar on quotas.
在目前的经济气候下,我们可能需要降低配额标准。
lower the bar
降低标准to set a new, lower standard of quality or performance
In the current economic climate we may need to lower the bar on quotas.
在目前的经济气候下,我们可能需要降低配额标准。
I wouldn't lower myself by working for him.
我不会贬低自己的身份去为他工作。
lower yourself (by doing sth)
降低自己的身份;自贬人格to behave in a way that makes other people respect you less
I wouldn't lower myself by working for him.
我不会贬低自己的身份去为他工作。

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