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underestimate

verb
 
 
/ˌʌn.dəˈres.tɪ.meɪt/ US  /-dɚˈes-/
[I or T] to fail to guess or understand the real cost, size, difficulty, etc. of something
低估;(對…)估計不足
Originally the builders gave me a price of £2000, but now they say they underestimated and it's going to be at least £3000.
起初建築商向我報價2000英鎊,但現在他們說當初估價過低,至少要3000英鎊。
One shouldn't underestimate the difficulties of getting all the political parties to the conference table.
要讓各個黨派都坐下來談判,其難度不可小覰。
→  Opposite overestimate Misunderstanding
[T] to fail to understand how strong, skilful, intelligent or determined someone, especially a competitor is
低估,輕視(尤指競爭對手)
Never underestimate your opponent!
永遠不要低估你的對手!
Assessing and estimating valueAnalysing and evaluatingMisunderstanding
underestimate
 
 
/ˌʌn.dəˈres.tɪ.mət/ US  /-dɚˈes-/ noun [C]
Clearly £25 was a serious underestimate.
顯然,25英鎊的估價過低。
Guesses and assumptions
(Definition of underestimate from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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