今天我们要学的词是 stave off. Stave off is spelled S-T-A-V-E, stave, and O-F-F, off, stave off.
stave off 的意思是避开，阻止。 Singaporeans got perms and car repairs Tuesday when the first phase of life after lockdown began, but that will not be enough economic activity to stave off what looks to be the worst recession in the state’s history. 新加坡星期二进入封锁隔离取消后的第一阶段，当地人得到了烫发和汽车维修等服务，但这些经济活动不足以让新加坡避开看来是其有史以来最严重的经济衰退。
Millions of people with diabetes use insulin to keep their blood sugars within normal ranges and stave off complications that can include heart disease, blindness, kidney failure and amputations. 数以百万计的糖尿病患者依靠胰岛素将血糖保持在正常范围内，并避免包括心脏病、失明，肾衰竭和截肢在内的并发症。
好的，我们今天学习的词是 stave off, stave off, stave off ...