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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “shy away from sth”

shy away from sth

phrasal verb with shy /ʃaɪ/ verb
to avoid something that you dislike, fear or do not feel confident about
(因不喜欢、害怕或缺乏自信而)退缩,躲避,畏避
I've never shied away from hard work.
我从未畏避过艰苦的工作。
Avoiding actionLaziness and lazy people
(Definition of shy away from sth from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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