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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues).

Usage examples (40)
  • She's wise to sidestep the issue, of course.
  • What if I can say -- I think Barbara and Cynthia continue to kind of sidestep this point about the legal advice that someone gets.
  • Somebody would make a to-do out of that, and I think that would be unfortunate and it would kind of sidestep what the real issues are.
  • He tried to kind of sidestep it and put Tom Ridge in the White House as an adviser, not Cabinet appointed, not Senate confirmed, no testimony, and no budget. for more
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