beneath sb.’s dignity

beneath sb.’s dignity
لا يليق بِقَدرِهِ \ beneath sb.’s dignity: unsuitable for sb. to do: It was beneath the teacher’s dignity to sweep the classroom.

Arabic-English glossary. 2015.

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