- v.避开，避免，预防( avoid的过去式和过去分词 ); [法律]宣布（判决、抗辩等）无效; 使无效; 废止，撤销;
She avoided the issue by ordering a turkey sandwich.
When I looked at Clive, he studiously avoided my eyes.
All through lunch he had carefully avoided the subject of the house.
Arvo avoided committing himself. "I'm afraid that's not my province," he replied.
Roses will always have thorns but with care they can be avoided.
With a little forethought many accidents could be avoided.
She doubted that the accident could have been avoided.
Both have fudged their calculations and avoided specifics.
Mr. Olsen has always avoided anointing any successor.
The accident could have been avoided.
He studiously avoided answering the question.
He avoided stepping on the crack in the sidewalk.
She had visited the old scholar who avoided publicity.
A meltdown at the reactor had only just been avoided.
He braked hard and narrowly avoided a parked van.
They also calculated the cost savings emerging from the amount of disease that would be avoided because of lower blood pressure.
Pamela's mistakes could have been avoided.
Many embarrassing situations could be avoided.
Road accidents can actually be avoided.
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