see sb/sth off Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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see sb/sth off

mainly UK informal
phrasal verb with see uk   us   /siː/ verb (present participle seeing, past tense saw, past participle seen)
to ​defeat someone or something, or to ​deal with him, her, or it ​effectively so that that ​person or thing can no ​longercauseharm: The ​companybelieves it has now ​seen off this ​unwelcomebid. Englandsaw off Luxembourg 5–0.
(Definition of see sb/sth off from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “see sb/sth off”
in Chinese (Simplified) 击败, 使不再为害…
in Chinese (Traditional) 擊敗, 使不再爲害…
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