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"relate to sth" in British English

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relate to sth

phrasal verb with relate uk   us   /rɪˈleɪt/ verb [T]
to ​understand a ​situation or someone's ​feelings because you have ​experienced a ​similarsituation or ​similarfeelings: The ​culture that he ​describes is so different from mine that I sometimes ​find it hard to ​relate to.

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(Definition of relate to sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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relate to sth

phrasal verb with relate uk   us   /rɪˈleɪt/ verb
to be directly ​connected to something, or to refer directly to it: How closely do its ​pricesrelate to its ​costs? Everything we are going to discuss today basically ​relates to customer-service ​issues.relating to sth The ​government has ​confirmed recently that important ​filesrelating to the ​sale have disappeared.
(Definition of relate to sth from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “relate to sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 理解, 认同, 与…产生共鸣…
in Chinese (Traditional) 理解, 認同, 與…産生共鳴…
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