fend sth off Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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fend sth off

phrasal verb with fend uk   us   /fend/ verb
to ​avoiddealing with something that is ​unpleasant or ​difficult: Somehow she ​managed to fend off the ​awkwardquestions.
(Definition of fend sth off from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fend sth off”
in Chinese (Simplified) 避开,回避…
in Chinese (Traditional) 避開,迴避…
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