there is no escaping

Definition of there is no escaping

used to say that something is certainly true, real, etc., and cannot be avoided or denied
  • There's no escaping the conclusion that he lied about his involvement.
  • There's no escaping the fact that this system needs to be replaced.

Word by Word Definitions

there play
  1. : in or at that place

  2. : to or into that place : thither

  3. : at that point or stage

  1. used as a function word to introduce a sentence or clause

  2. used as an indefinite substitute for a name

  1. : that place or position

  2. : that point

  1. used for emphasis especially after a demonstrative pronoun or a noun modified by a demonstrative adjective

  2. used for emphasis after a demonstrative adjective but before the noun modified

  3. : capable of being relied on for support or aid

escape play escaping
  1. : to get away (as by flight)

  2. : to issue from confinement

  3. : to run wild from cultivation

  1. : an act or instance of escaping: such as

  2. : flight from confinement

  3. : evasion of something undesirable

  1. : providing a means of escape

  2. : providing a means of evading a regulation, claim, or commitment


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