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sidestep

US [ˈsaɪdˌstep]
UK ['saɪd.step]
  • n.台阶;横步;〔体〕横步;侧跨步
  • v.回避;横跨一步躲过;侧移一步闪过
  • Web侧步;避开;回避问题
Plural Form:sidesteps  
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[t]
~ sth
回避,规避(问题等)to avoid answering a question or dealing with a problem
Did you notice how she neatly sidestepped the question?
你有没有注意到她多么巧妙地回避了那个问题?
2.
[t][i]
~ (sth)
横跨一步躲过;侧移一步闪过to avoid sth, for example being hit, by stepping to one side
He cleverly sidestepped the tackle.
他巧妙地一晃,绕过阻截队员。

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