Definition of flinch from phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


flinch from

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb Surprise
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Phrasal Verbs

flinch from something


flinch from doing something

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(often used in negative sentences) to avoid thinking about or doing something unpleasant He never flinched from facing up to trouble. See related entries: Surprise
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: flinch from