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to avoid being killed or seriously injured in an accident or attack
to avoid a dangerous, unpleasant, or embarrassing situation, especially by moving away from it
to avoid a difficult subject or situation
to escape something that is unpleasant or uncomfortable
to make arrangements to prevent or deal with something bad that may happen
to do something to avoid a dangerous situation
to avoid being killed or seriously injured only because you were lucky or made a very big effort
to avoid taking any risks
to avoid being caught, especially after you have done something illegal
to protect yourself from risks involving your money
the action of deliberately dropping your microphone at the end of a speech or performance to show you think it was so good that nothing better could follow it
a type of thin flat Mexican bread that is often rolled or folded and filled with cheese, beans,...
moving with rhythm, together as one
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