endure (sth) without giving in, collapsing, wearing out, etc.
"The politician defied public opinion"
"The new material withstands even the greatest wear and tear"
"The bridge held"
Ground to mud by an agency which the hardest rocks cannot withstand.
出自： J. Tyndall
I never could withstand an appeal for help.
出自： J. K. Jerome
The stone houses had withstood the weather.
出自： N. Farah
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