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steer clear of

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to get or keep away from (as a responsibility) through cleverness or trickery
  • After several disastrous family gatherings, she steered clear of any talk about hosting holiday celebrations.

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“Steer clear of.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/steer%20clear%20of. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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