shy away from

VERB
  1. avoid having to deal with some unpleasant task
    I shy away from this task
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How To Use shy away from In A Sentence

  • In August, Washington Post columnist E.J. Dionne observed that Obama seemed to shy away from politicking and said, "In a democracy, separating governing from 'politicking' is impossible. Bob Burnett: After the Disaster: Four Lessons for Democrats
  • The Russian dose not shy away from the winter.
  • Don't shy away from adopting the good habits those otIT recordrs use.
  • I shy away from this task.
  • It is is not something we should shy away from. Times, Sunday Times
  • I shy away from this task
  • Earl: It'seems that girls shy away from careers in science and math.
  • She did not shy away from the barriers she often faced as a result of publicly identifying the structure of male patriarchy.
  • Why did you decide to shy away from the burned-out, tormented cop and create soccer dad type guys? Writer Unboxed » Blog Archive » AUTHOR INTERVIEW: Marshall Karp, part one
  • Our hope it to encourage non-religious members of our community to not shy away from the term atheist and for believers to recognize that atheists are not anti-theists. Seattle Post-Intelligencer: Local News
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