rear above/over sth/sb Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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rear above/over sth/sb

phrasal verb with rear uk   /rɪər/  us   /rɪr/ verb
to ​appear very ​tall and ​big in ​comparison with another thing or ​person: The ​mountainreared above the ​village.
(Definition of rear above/over sth/sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “rear above/over sth/sb”
in Chinese (Simplified) 高高耸立于…之上, 赫然高耸在…旁边…
in Chinese (Traditional) 高高聳立於…之上, 赫然高聳在…旁邊…
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