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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 similar situation or similar feelings: The culture that he describes is so different from mine that I sometimes find it hard to relate to.
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in Chinese (Traditional) 理解, 認同, 與…産生共鳴…
in Chinese (Simplified) 理解, 认同, 与…产生共鸣…
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