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Meaning of “duck” - Learner’s Dictionary

duck

verb     /dʌk/
MOVE [I, T]
to move your head or body down quickly to avoid being hit or seen: Billy ducked behind a car when he saw his teacher.Moving in order to avoid contactDigressing and being indirect or evasive
AVOID [T] informal
to avoid something that is difficult or unpleasant: He managed to duck the issue.Avoiding actionLaziness and lazy people
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