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fight shy of

UK
to try to avoid something: Before this course I'd always fought shy of technology.
Translations of “fight shy of”
in Chinese (Traditional) 迴避, 躲避…
in Chinese (Simplified) 回避, 躲避…
(Definition of fight shy of from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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