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dress down

phrasal verb with dress
 
 
/dres/ verb
WORKPLACE to wear more informal clothes to work than you usually do: Staff have been told that they can dress down on Fridays.
Translations of “dress down”
in Chinese (Traditional) 穿著低調,穿著隨意…
in Chinese (Simplified) 穿着低调,穿着随意…
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