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English definition of “flinch from sth/doing sth”

flinch from sth/doing sth

phrasal verb with flinch     /flɪntʃ/ verb [I]
to avoid doing something that you consider unpleasant or painful : We must not flinch from difficult decisions .Avoiding actionLaziness and lazy people
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