Definition of “avoid sth like the plague” - English Dictionary


“avoid sth like the plague” in English

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avoid sth like the plague

to be determined to avoid something completely:

I'm not a fan of parties - in fact I avoid them like the plague.

(Definition of “avoid sth like the plague” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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