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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “underestimate”

underestimate

verb     /ˌʌn.dəˈres.tɪ.meɪt/ US  /-dɚˈes-/
[I or T] to fail to guess or understand the real cost, size, difficulty, etc. of something
低估;(对…)估计不足
Originally the builders gave me a price of £2000, but now they say they underestimated and it's going to be at least £3000.
起初建筑商向我要价2000英镑,但现在他们说当初估价过低,至少要3000英镑。
One shouldn't underestimate the difficulties of getting all the political parties to the conference table.
要让各个党派都坐下来谈判,其难度不可小觑。
→ Opposite overestimateMisunderstanding
[T] to fail to understand how strong, skilful, intelligent or determined someone, especially a competitor is
低估,轻视(尤指竞争对手)
Never underestimate your opponent!
永远不要低估你的对手!
Assessing and estimating valueAnalysing and evaluatingMisunderstanding
underestimate     /ˌʌn.dəˈres.tɪ.mət/ US  /-dɚˈes-/ noun [C] Clearly £25 was a serious underestimate.
显然,25英镑的估价过低。
Guesses and assumptions
(Definition of underestimate verb from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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