Examples of sidestep in a Sentence
She sidestepped the reporter's question.
They're sidestepping the real issue.
Recent Examples of sidestep from the Web
Scarborough did issue rare criticism of Trump, though, when Trump ended February by repeatedly sidestepping Jake Tapper’s attempt to discuss an endorsement of Trump by former KKK grand wizard David Duke.
Hobart's second question for the district's operating fund was submitted directly to the DLGF, sidestepping approval by the Lake County Election Board.
The largest aborted splash came from Sidney Torres, the wealthy entrepreneur who sidestepped the race on the last signup day.
For natural-looking results, apply glow products to the apples of your cheeks, the bridge of your nose, your hairline, and chin. 2. Sidestep streaks by mixing self-tanner with moisturizer before applying.
More recently, physicians have learned how to harvest blood-forming stem cells from a donor's blood and transplant them into a patient, sidestepping the need for an operating room and a needle stick into the pelvis to extract bone marrow.
One funding method that sidesteps the system: full-equity financing.
Diablo 3's existing Witch Doctor sidestepped that balance with smart art design.
Still, Bolling points to a version of Trumpism that’s more persuasive than Hewitt’s sidestepping or Gingrich’s shell games.
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First Known Use of sidestep
SIDESTEP Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sidestep for English Language Learners
: to avoid walking into or being hit by (someone or something) by stepping to the right or left
: to avoid answering or dealing with (something) directly
SIDESTEP Defined for Kids
Definition of sidestep for Students
1 : to take a sideways step … she sidestepped in front of him, blocking his path. — Carl Hiaasen, Hoot
2 : to avoid by a step to the side He sidestepped the punch.
3 : to avoid answering or dealing with She sidestepped the question.
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