Активизируем английский

Активизируем английский

Avoid

  1. To avoid work, accidents, mistakes/errors, delays, punish­ment, certain subjects, questions, etc.
  2. To avoid meeting them, working so much, talking about it, mentioning it every time, laughing loudly, etc.
  3. Let’s try to avoid it.
  4. We started early to avoid traffic jams.
  5. We always avoid our boss because of his constant fits of anger.
  6. War is to be avoided at all costs.
  7. We narrowly avoided a disaster.
  8. They’ve been avoiding me since then.
  9. Why is he avoiding my eyes? What’s the matter?
  10. Luckily, we avoided meeting them yesterday.
  11. We should avoid mentioning his poor health. Every time we do it, he gets nervous.
  12. You should avoid having so much coffee on an empty stomach in the morning.
  13. Why are you avoiding him like the plague?
  14. There was an SUV on the road and our bus swerved sharply to avoid it (= to avoid a collision with it).
  15. What shall we do to avoid the risk of getting stuck in a traffic jam?
  16. The crisis was quite avoidable, but the government did nothing to prevent it.
  17. The crisis was unavoidable (= inevitable), whatever the go­vernment did to prevent it.


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