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    • Join Date: May 2008
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    skate over/around something

    Hi.

    skate over/around something
    to avoid mentioning a problem or subject, or not give it enough attention: The President was accused of skating over the issue of the homeless.

    Is this phrasal verb commonly used in your region?

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    Re: skate over/around something

    Yes, especially with the current President.

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