shrink from sth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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shrink from sth

phrasal verb with shrink uk   us   /ʃrɪŋk/ verb (shrank, shrunk)
to ​avoid doing something that is ​unpleasant or ​difficult: We must not ​shrink from ​ourresponsibilities. [+ -ing verb] We will not ​shrink from usingforce.
(Definition of shrink from sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “shrink from sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 逃避,躲避(令人不快或困难的事)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 逃避,躲避(令人不快或困難的事)…
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