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Meaning of "dodges the issue"



 
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Meaning of "dodges the issue" #1 (permalink) Tue Feb 17, 2009 12:25 pm   Meaning of "dodges the issue"
 

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ESL/EFL Test #711 "Real Life: Making Decisions", question 7

The boss is unwilling to make a decision yet. Can't you see that he dodges the ......... every time we bring it up to him?

(a) mind
(b) thoughts
(c) say
(d) issue

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #711 "Real Life: Making Decisions", answer 7

The boss is unwilling to make a decision yet. Can't you see that he dodges the issue every time we bring it up to him?

Correct answer: (d) issue

Your answer was: incorrect
The boss is unwilling to make a decision yet. Can't you see that he dodges the thoughts every time we bring it up to him?
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please explain this sentence what does mean by "dodges the issue"
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Meaning of "dodges the issue" #2 (permalink) Tue Feb 17, 2009 13:27 pm   Meaning of "dodges the issue"
 

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Dodges the issue = avoids discussing the topic.
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