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

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give sth/sb a wide berth

informal to ​avoid a ​person or ​place: I ​tend to give the ​citycentre 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)
Translations of “give sth/sb a wide berth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 避开某人/某地…
in Chinese (Traditional) 避開某人/某地…
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