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shave sth off/from sth

phrasal verb with shave uk   us   /ʃeɪv/ verb [I or T]
to ​cut a very ​thinpiece from an ​object or ​surface: She ​shaved a few ​millimetres off the ​bottom of the ​door, so that it would ​open more ​easily.
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Translations of “shave sth off/from sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 从…刨掉,自…削掉(薄薄的一层)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 從…刨掉,自…削掉(薄薄的一層)…
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