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hold sb off

phrasal verb with hold uk   /həʊld/  us   /hoʊld/ verb (held, held)
to ​stop someone from ​attacking or ​defeating you: How much ​longer will the ​resistancefighters be ​able to ​hold off the ​enemy?
(Definition of hold sb off from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hold sb off”
in Chinese (Simplified) 抵抗(某人)攻击, 抵御(某人)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 抵抗(某人)攻擊, 抵禦(某人)…
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