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water sth down

(IDEA)
觀點
phrasal verb with water /ˈwɔː.tər/ US  /ˈwɑː.t̬ɚ/ verb
to intentionally make an idea or opinion less extreme or forceful, usually so that other people will accept it
使(觀點等)弱化;使緩和
The party has watered down its socialist ideals in order to appeal to the centre ground.
為了吸引中間力量,該黨已經淡化了其社會主義理想。
Becoming and making less strong
watered down
 
 
adjective [before noun]
They have returned with a watered down and more acceptable version of the proposal.
他們又提了那個建議,這回有所折衷,更容易讓人接受。
Becoming and making less strong
(Definition of water sth down phrasal verb, verb (IDEA) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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