beat sb off Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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beat sb off

phrasal verb with beat uk   us   /biːt/ verb (beat, beaten or US also beat)
to ​manage to ​defeat someone who is ​attacking you: She ​beat off her ​attacker by ​hitting him with her ​handbag.figurative The ​companymanaged to ​beat off the ​competition and ​secure the ​contract.
(Definition of beat sb off from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “beat sb off”
in Chinese (Simplified) 击退,打退,击败(某人)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 擊退,打退,擊敗(某人)…
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