Bedeutung von "shrink from sth/doing sth" - als Fremdsprache

shrink from sth/doing sth

phrasal verb with shrink uk us /ʃrɪŋk/ verb [ I, T ] (past tense shrank, past participle shrunk)

to avoid doing something that is difficult or unpleasant:

We will not shrink from using force.

(Definition von "shrink from sth/doing sth" von Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)