fend something off

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fend off
To ward off; to drive (something) away; to turn away; to defend against; to repel with force or effort

They tried citronella to fend off the mosquitos, to no avail.

fend off
If you fend off someone who is attacking you, you use your arms or something such as a stick to defend yourself from their blows. He raised his hand to fend off the blow. = ward off
fend off
ward off, avert, deflect, turn aside, parry, drive back
fend off
prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening; "Let's avoid a confrontation"; "head off a confrontation"; "avert a strike"
fend off
If you fend off unwanted questions, problems, or people, you stop them from affecting you or defend yourself from them, but often only for a short time and without dealing with them completely. He looked relaxed and determined as he fended off questions from the world's Press He had struggled to pay off creditors but couldn't fend them off any longer
fend something off

    Silbentrennung

    fend some·thing off

    Türkische aussprache

    fend sʌmthîng ôf

    Aussprache

    /ˈfend ˈsəmᴛʜəɴɢ ˈôf/ /ˈfɛnd ˈsʌmθɪŋ ˈɔːf/

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