堤上柳翻译

demote, break, bust, degrade, downgrade, reduce

The central meaning shared by these verbs is “to lower in grade, rank, or status”:

这些动词共有的一个中心意义是“降低等级、级别或地位”:

was demoted from captain to lieutenant; 统领降为副手;

堤上柳翻译  第1张

a noncommissioned officer broken to the ranks; 一个被降级衔但还未受任命的军官;

a detective who was busted to uniformed traffic patrol for insubordination;

因不服从命令而被降级到穿统一制服的交通巡逻队的侦探;

a supervisor degraded to an assistant; 降为侍者的管理人员;

a popular author downgraded by critical opinion to a genre writer; 因批评性言论被降为专题作者的知名作家;

a captain who was reduced from command of a battleship to administrative duty ashore.

堤上柳翻译  第2张

从战舰的指挥官降到行政职务的船长

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