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英语解释:to stop yourself from doing something. This word is often used in official announcements or signs
And anytime you feel the pain, hey Jude, refrain, Don't carry the world upon your shoulders.
无论何时 当你感到痛苦 嘿 Jude 停下来 不要把全世界都扛在你肩膀上. － 披头士
英语解释:a line or group of lines that recurs at regular intervals in a poem, especially at the ends of verses
avoid; stop doing something.
When you refrain from smoking you avoid smoking. You refrain from criticizing others when you stop criticizing others. You refrain from gossip if you avoid gossip.
- After two or three warnings from his doctors that he was a potential heart case, he refrained from smoking. A month after giving up smoking, he found a certain improvement in his health.
- He refrains from drinking and other vices, because his father who had all kinds of vices ruined their property. He never touches alcohol.