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sidestep a problem/issue/question

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsidestep a problem/issue/questionsidestep a problem/issue/questionAVOIDto avoid dealing with something difficult The report sidesteps the environmental issues. sidestep
Examples from the Corpus
sidestep a problem/issue/questionBut she sidesteps a question about her priorities in a time of limited funding.
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