stoop so low (as to do something)

stoop so low (as to do something)
stoop so ˈlow (as to do sth) idiom
(formal) to drop your moral standards far enough to do sth bad or unpleasant

She was unwilling to believe anyone would stoop so low as to steal a ring from a dead woman's finger.

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