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descend to sth

phrasal verb with descend uk   us   /dɪˈsend/ verb
to ​behavebadly in a way that other ​people would not ​expect you to: I never ​thought she would ​descend to ​stealing.
(Definition of descend to sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “descend to sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 堕落成为,堕落到…
in Chinese (Traditional) 墮落成為,墮落到…
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