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  • noun Plural form of sidestep.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of sidestep.

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Examples

  • What Larry's research strangely neglects – or, to use his word, "sidesteps" - is the differences between religions and fraternities.

    The Debate, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • So when President Bush says that killers and terrorists are trying to shake the will of the Iraqi people, it kind of sidesteps the issue that those killers are increasingly from among the Iraqi people.

    CNN Transcript Jul 25, 2006

  • So when President Bush says that killers and terrorists are trying to shake the will of the Iraqi people, it kind of sidesteps the issue that those killers are increasingly from among the Iraqi people.

    CNN Transcript Jul 25, 2006

  • By the way, none of this is to suggest that the designation “Serbo-Croatian” is or should be politically or culturally neutral, or that its use effectively sidesteps the fact that the languages of the former Yugoslavia have indeed evolved on distinct paths since the Middle Ages.1 But to get back to your free trip to Italy, there are arguably at least as many tongues on that side of the Adriatic.

    The English Is Coming!

  • By the way, none of this is to suggest that the designation “Serbo-Croatian” is or should be politically or culturally neutral, or that its use effectively sidesteps the fact that the languages of the former Yugoslavia have indeed evolved on distinct paths since the Middle Ages.1 But to get back to your free trip to Italy, there are arguably at least as many tongues on that side of the Adriatic.

    The English Is Coming!

  • The debate over ending the Bush tax cuts for the rich sidesteps a serious problem.

    Jeffrey Winters: America's Income Defense Industry

  • Still, the direct hit to the banks shouldn't be catastrophic—so long as the government sidesteps an actual default, and the chance of another Lehman moment.

    Risks of Dancing on the Debt Ceiling

  • Your editorial "The Ethanol Bailout" (Oct. 18) challenging the ethanol industry and the Environmental Protection Agency sidesteps the critical role the "blend wall" decision will play in building a sustainable green economy in America.

    Ethanol Is a Step to More Biofuels

  • The debate over ending the Bush tax cuts for the rich sidesteps a serious problem.

    Jeffrey Winters: America's Income Defense Industry

  • The debate over ending the Bush tax cuts for the rich sidesteps a serious problem.

    Jeffrey Winters: America's Income Defense Industry

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