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head sth off

phrasal verb with head uk   /hed/ us   verb
to take action to stop something from happening: The Federal Reserve was accused of failing to head off a crisis in home mortgages. head off recession/inflation/legislation, etc.
(Definition of head sth off from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “head sth off”
in Chinese (Simplified) 防止,阻止(困难或不好的情况发生)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 防止,阻止(困難或不好的情況發生)…
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