English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "avoid"

The driver of the car had to swerve suddenly to avoid hitting a young child who ran into the street after a ballI think she's really mad at me; she keeps avoiding me.

The driver of the car had to swerve suddenly to avoid hitting a young child who ran into the street after a ball.

You can't avoid doing your homework, so you might as well get started now.

The avoidance of an excess of fatty meats has been shown to reduce the likelihood of heart attack.

The deaths of some villagers after the eruption of the volcano was unavoidable, for the simple reason that these people absolutely refused to abandon their homes.

The tragedy was probably avoidable to some extent. The government should have been better prepared.

Police believe the accident was avoidable if only the victims had been more careful.

There is a Welsh proverb which states that there are three things it is best to avoid: a strange dog, a flood, and a man who thinks he is wise.

Ramona Arnett once suggested that being in your own business is working 80 hours a week so that you can avoid working 40 hours a week for someone else.

Konrad Adenauer once said that history is the sum total of things that could have been avoided.

Stress is practically unavoidable, but it doesn't have to have a negative impact on your health.

You should avoid driving at times when you have an injury or illness that makes it hard for you to think clearly or quickly.

I try to avoid driving when the roads are icy.

In Vietnamese society, it is important to avoid fighting or any action that might bring shame to one's family.

In the CTte d'Ivoire, eye contact is usually avoided, especially between a father and child.

Before playing sports, a light warm-up and stretch can help you to avoid any possible injuries.

According to the World Health Organization, despite improvements in medical care in the developing world, 10.6 million children and 529,000 mothers are still dying each year, mostly from avoidable causes.

Discussion question: Is it better to avoid confrontations or deal directly with problems that face you?

Find someone who avoids fattening foods.


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