Translation of "hold off" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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hold off

phrasal verb with hold uk /həʊld/ us /hoʊld/ verb held, held

(NOT DO)

C2 to not do something immediately

推迟,延迟
[ + -ing verb ] Let's hold off making a decision until next week. 我们推迟到下周再作决定吧。
US They've decided to hold off on buying a car until they're both working. 他们决定等两人都开始工作之后再买车。

(RAIN/STORM)

If rain or a storm holds off, it does not start immediately.

(雨或风暴)延缓,迟迟不来

(Translation of “hold off” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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