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beat sb off

phrasal verb with beat uk   us   /biːt/ verb (beat, beaten or US also beat)
to manage to defeat someone who is attacking you: She beat off her attacker by hitting him with her handbag.figurative The company managed to beat off the competition and secure the contract.
Translations of “beat sb off”
in Chinese (Traditional) 擊退,打退,擊敗(某人)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 击退,打退,击败(某人)…
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