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measure sb/sth against sb/sth

phrasal verb with measure uk   /ˈmeʒ.ər/  us   // verb
to judge someone or something by him, her, or it against someone or something else: She measured the shoe against the footprint, but it was smaller.
Translations of “measure sb/sth against sb/sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 將…與…作比較…
in Chinese (Simplified) 将…与…作比较…
(Definition of measure sb/sth against sb/sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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