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stave off
also: past tense & past participle staved verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object

Translation of stave off past tense & past participle staved verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object in Spanish:

  • (defeat/disaster)
    (danger/threat)
    she ate a carrot to stave off the hunger pangs
    comió una zanahoria para engañar el estómago
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