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His aides have dodged questions over how the calls have been kept secure. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Given the tightrope she faced it is not surprising she tried to dodge the question. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The populist leader has dodged the issue of whether he will refuse a judicial summons to answer questions in the dock. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The proposal would apply to accountants, tax planners and advisers involved in failed schemes to dodge tax. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The conductor and musicians politely dodged the question. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Scunny will do well to dodge the drop. The Sun (2011)Some sleep in cars raised off their wheels to dodge road tax. The Sun (2016)The firm is also accused of dodging tax laws by paying workers cash in hand. The Sun (2009)Critics say that too often he continues to dodge difficult issues. Times, Sunday Times (2014)And all parties knew they had dodged the question. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Latics famously dodged the drop on the final day in each of the last two seasons. The Sun (2012)But the issue is dodged at the end. The Sun (2012)And he claims there was more pressure trying to dodge the drop last season. The Sun (2016)He has been dodging deportation for 6½ years. The Sun (2012)So sadistic, remorseless brutes cannot dodge true justice for their savagery. The Sun (2015)It was a dodge to avoid laws forcing the Party to name major donors. The Sun (2006)That allows him to dodge questions about bid talks, although his opinion is clear. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He dodged justice for 50 years by changing his name. The Sun (2008)He was facing a bill for more than 100,000 after dodging income tax for decades. The Sun (2010)You will also dodge the crowds if you avoid Swedish public holidays. The Sun (2015)Nor does he dodge the awkward question - whether smaller schools can be justified economically. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Tories are considering a complete withdrawal from the act, claiming it allows terror suspects to dodge deportation. The Sun (2013)THOUSANDS of foreign criminals dodge deportation by playing the system, a minister has admitted. The Sun (2015)The big global banks sport hundreds of them: not just to dodge taxes but to escape financial regulations, too. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Translations for 'dodge'
British English: dodge /dɒdʒ/ VERB
If you dodge somewhere, you move there suddenly to avoid being hit, caught, or seen.
We dodged behind a pillar out of sight of the tourists.
- American English: dodge
- Arabic: يُرَاوِغُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: esquivar-se
- Chinese: 躲开
- Croatian: izbjeći
- Czech: uskočit
- Danish: springe til siden
- Dutch: ontwijken
- European Spanish: apartarse
- Finnish: väistää
- French: éviter
- German: ausweichen
- Greek: αποφεύγω με ελιγμό
- Italian: schivare
- Japanese: さっと身をかわして避ける
- Korean: 재빨리 몸을 비키다
- Norwegian: unnvike
- Polish: odskoczyć
- European Portuguese: esquivar-se
- Romanian: a evita
- Russian: увертываться
- Spanish: esquivar
- Swedish: undvika
- Thai: หลบหลีก
- Turkish: kenara kaçmak
- Ukrainian: ухилятися
- Vietnamese: né tránh
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