English translation of '避重就轻'
(bì zhòng jiù qīng)
focus on small things, ignoring what's important
⇒ 开会时我避重就轻,只谈小问题。(Kāihuì shí wǒ bì zhòng jiù qīng, zhǐ tán xiǎo wèntí.)
At the meeting, I avoided the important issues, and spoke only about minor points.
⇒ 首相答记者问时,老是避重就轻。(Shǒuxiàng dá jìzhě wèn shí, lǎoshì bì zhòng jiù qīng.)
When the prime minister answers journalists' questions he always evades the issue.
Translation of 避重就轻 from the Collins Chinese to English Dictionary