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hold sb off

phrasal verb with hold uk   /həʊld/  us   /hoʊld/ verb (held, held)
to stop someone from attacking or defeating you: How much longer will the resistance fighters be able to hold off the enemy?
Translations of “hold sb off”
in Chinese (Traditional) 抵抗(某人)攻擊, 抵禦(某人)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 抵抗(某人)攻击, 抵御(某人)…
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