Spanish translation of 'ward off'
transitive verb + adverb
- [evil spirits]
⇒ to ward off the cold
protegerse del frío
Example Sentences Including 'ward off'
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Before he could raise his hand to ward off a second wound the man was closing on him, thrusting the knife into his stomach.GALILEE (2001)
We know a bit about that even in this world: people used to use it to ward off evil spirits.THE GREENSTONE GRAIL: THE SANGREAL TRILOGY ONE (2004)
Even so, I startled as I awoke and raised my hands as if to ward off a blow.THE GOLDEN FOOL: BOOK TWO OF THE TAWNY MAN (2002)
Translation of ward off from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary