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swear off sth

phrasal verb with swear uk   /sweər/  us   /swer/ verb (swore, sworn)
to make a decision to stop doing, using, or being involved with something harmful, such as drugs or alcohol, or something that is not good or helpful: After years of addiction, he swore off drugs completely.
Translations of “swear off sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 發誓不做,保證放棄,下決心戒除…
in Chinese (Simplified) 发誓不做,保证放弃,下决心戒除…
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