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stop short of sth

C2 If you stop short of doing or saying something, you decide not to do or say it although you almost do: I stopped short of telling him the brutal truth, but only just.
Traducciones de “stop short of sth”
en chino (tradicionál) 差一點沒(做或說), 險些(做或說)…
en chino (simplificado) 差一点没(做或说), 险些(做或说)…
(Definition of stop short of sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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