Meaning of “give sth/sb a wide berth” in the English Dictionary

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"give sth/sb a wide berth" in British English

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give sth/sb a wide berth


to avoid a person or place:

I tend to give the city centre a wide berth on Saturdays because it's so busy.

(Definition of “give sth/sb a wide berth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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