An elderly person reduced to eating dog food may be getting enough calories to fend off starvation and avoid being regarded as impoverished by our absolute definition.
The Nationalists were, too, divided into many warring sectionsMahommed Bey Fend, chosen as successor to Mustafa Kamel, had to contend with the pretensions of several other leaders.
Unsure whether to move away from him or verbally fend him off, she did neither.
Who threw a vulnerable woman—his vulnerable woman!—to the wild to fend for herself?
And leave Randy to fend for himself?
He left us kids to fend for ourselves and now he thinks he can come back and pick up where he left off.
Darian was right; his mate, Jenn, was able to fend for herself in the Black God's lair.