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underachieve

verb [I]
 
 
/ˌʌndərəˈtʃiːv/
to do less well than you could or should: What are the schools doing to make these children underachieve? Students in these six states are underachieving significantly compared to the national average.
Translations of “underachieve”
in Chinese (Traditional) 未能充分發揮水準, 未展現實力…
in Chinese (Simplified) 未能充分发挥水平, 未展现实力…
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