Bedeutung von “reduce sb to sth/doing sth” — Learner’s Dictionary

reduce sb to sth/doing sth

phrasal verb with reduce us uk /rɪˈdjuːs/ verb [ T ]

to make someone unhappy or cause them to be in a bad situation:

She was reduced to tears by his comments.
I lost my job and was reduced to borrowing money from friends.

(Definition von “reduce sb to sth/doing sth” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)