resort to


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Related to resort to: up to par
Translations
uchýlit se k
ty til
turvautua johonkin
avoir recours àen venir à
pribjeći
頼る
...에 의지하다
ta sin tillflykt till
ขอความช่วยเหลือ
phải dùng đến như là lựa chọn cuối cùng

resort to

يَلْـجَأُ إلى uchýlit se k ty til zurückgreifen auf καταφεύγω σε recurrir a turvautua johonkin avoir recours à pribjeći ricorrere 頼る ...에 의지하다 zijn toevlucht nemen tot ty til użyć recorrer, recorrer a прибегать к ta sin tillflykt till ขอความช่วยเหลือ başvurmak phải dùng đến như là lựa chọn cuối cùng 诉诸于
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Those who resort to violence shall suffer from violence.
In hemmed-in situations, you must resort to stratagem.
The few ladies who resort to them, sit, as of right, in the front rows of the boxes.
I fear," answered Flambeau, "a pleasure resort to which few people just now have the pleasure of resorting.
And as upon the invasion of their valleys, the frosty Swiss have retreated to their mountains; so, hunted from the savannas and glades of the middle seas, the whale-bone whales can at last resort to their Polar citadels, and diving under the ultimate glassy barriers and walls there, come up among icy fields and floes; and in a charmed circle of everlasting December, bid defiance to all pursuit from man.
Many of the Tahitians were at first disposed to resort to arms, and drive the invaders from their shores; but more pacific and feebler counsels ultimately prevailed.
They had their great cousins, to be sure, to resort to for comfort; but they must long feel that to flatter and follow others, without being flattered and followed in turn, is but a state of half enjoyment.
I resolved, under the pressing circumstances, to resort to extreme measures.
But perhaps we shall not have to resort to all this noisy work.
I shall then exert those powers on which you flatter me so highly--though, upon my word, I don't deserve your compliments to their full extent--and resort to a few little trivial subterfuges for rousing jealousy and resentment.