swear off sth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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swear off sth

phrasal verb with swear uk   /sweər/  us   /swer/ verb (swore, sworn)
to make a ​decision to ​stop doing, using, or being ​involved with something ​harmful, such as ​drugs or ​alcohol, or something that is not good or ​helpful: After ​years of ​addiction, he ​swore off ​drugscompletely.
(Definition of swear off sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “swear off sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 发誓不做,保证放弃,下决心戒除…
in Chinese (Traditional) 發誓不做,保證放棄,下決心戒除…
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