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    Being stooped to abasement

    Is it right to say "She always stoops herself to abasement.", for someone who for example does begging, does bad deeds to achieve her goals?

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    Re: Being stooped to abasement

    Quote Originally Posted by honeyhoney View Post
    "She always stoops herself to abasement."
    That's a very unnatural sentence. I am not even sure what you are trying to say.

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    Re: Being stooped to abasement

    Perhaps: "She's prepared to demean herself to get what she wants".

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    Re: Being stooped to abasement

    Quote Originally Posted by JMurray View Post
    Perhaps: "She's prepared to demean herself to get what she wants".

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    Yes I want to say that.
    I mean she saves her self-esteem.

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    Re: Being stooped to abasement

    Quote Originally Posted by honeyhoney View Post
    I mean she saves her self-esteem.
    If she is prepared to demean herself, she is certainly not saving her self-esteem.

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    Re: Being stooped to abasement

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    If she is prepared to demean herself, she is certainly not saving her self-esteem.
    Oh yes! Sorry.
    I wanted to say "she doesn't save her self-esteem."

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    Re: Being stooped to abasement

    She lacks/has no self-esteem?

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    Re: Being stooped to abasement

    I exactly mean what JMurray said:

    Quote Originally Posted by JMurray View Post
    Perhaps: "She's prepared to demean herself to get what she wants".

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