- 复数: understudies;
- 第三人称单数: understudies;
- 过去式: understudied;
- 过去分词: understudied;
- 现在分词: understudying;
The leading player is ill. Let his understudy to appear on the scene.
The understudy was substituted when the leading actor fell ill.
He was an understudy to Charlie Chaplin on a tour of the USA.
The understudy is substituted when the leading actor falls ill.
Even though Sue is an understudy, she did a great job as the leading lady!
虽然苏是候补演员, 但是她演女主角演得真好! 你有听到谢幕时大家的掌声多大吧?
The star actor was ill, so his understudy had to alternate for him.
But Owen is not an understudy.
But I would have great belief in any of our young keepers to understudy Edwin.
When the star became sick, his understudy stepped into his part.
When the star was taken ill, the understudy finally got her first Big Break.
1. an actor able to replace a regular performer when required
1. be an understudy or alternate for a role