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けいえん keeping at a distance;"kicking upstairs";giving a batter an "intentional walk"
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トムはすぐにヒステリーを起こすので、みんなが敬遠する。
Tom loses his temper so easily that everybody avoids him.
君は彼を敬遠する方がよい。
You had better keep him at a respectful distance.
人前で話すようなことは何によらず彼はいつも敬遠する。
He tends to shy away from anything that involves public speaking.
彼はそのバッターを敬遠した。
He walked the batter intentionally.
彼は一番大事な問題を敬遠したように思えた。
I felt that he skirted around the most important issues.
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