Example sentences for: dodged

How can you use “dodged” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Having successfully and rather strenuously dodged prosecution himself, Nixon had volunteered to walk into a courtroom and testify to help someone he believed had triggered his own downfall.

  • The more formulaic shows (CNN's Capital Gang , The McLaughlin Group , Fox News Sunday ) offered predictions for 1998 and "awards" (Worst Politician, Biggest Loser, Brightest New Face) to disguise their lack of enterprise, while the more somber programs dodged hard work with toasts to their last 50 years ( Meet the Press ), their last 30 years ( Washington Week in Review ), and their last year ( Face the Nation ).

  • , relatively low civilian-casualty) strikes and Saddam escapes, as he did in 1991, the Republicans can charge him with timid leadership (unsurprising from a chicken who dodged the draft).

  • Isn't this exactly the sort of soft-money-for-hard-purposes shenanigans that Gore's just dodged a bullet over?

  • A few have conceded Clinton's guilt on the perjury charge, but the rest have either denied that the case was proved or have dodged the question by arguing that either way, the alleged crimes wouldn't merit the president's removal.


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