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  1. upstage

    • IPA[ˌʌpˈsteɪdʒ]

    英式

    • v.
      divert attention from (someone) towards oneself;(of an actor) move towards the back of a stage to make (another actor) face away from the audience
    • adv.
      at or towards the back of a stage
    • adj.
      situated or occurring at the back of a stage;superior; aloof
    • verb: upstage, 3rd person present: upstages, gerund or present participle: upstaging, past tense: upstaged, past participle: upstaged

    • 釋義

    動詞

    • 1. divert attention from (someone) towards oneself they were totally upstaged by their co-star in the film
    • 2. (of an actor) move towards the back of a stage to make (another actor) face away from the audience when he tried to upstage her she sauntered down to the front of the stage

    副詞

    • 1. at or towards the back of a stage Hamlet turns to face upstage most of the action remains upstage

    形容詞

    • 1. situated or occurring at the back of a stage an upstage exit
    • 2. informal, dated superior; aloof this upstage reserve is rather ridiculous
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    • IPA[ˌəpˈstāj]

    美式

    • v.
      divert attention from (someone) towards oneself: they were totally upstaged by their co-star in the film
    • adv.
      at or towards the back of a stage: Hamlet turns to face upstage most of the action remains upstage
    • adj.
      situated or occurring at the back of a stage: an upstage exit

    Oxford American Dictionary