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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 side·step /ˈsaɪdˌstɛp/
 橫跨的一步,臺階(vt.)橫跨一步躲避,迴避(vi.)迴避問題,躲避打擊

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 sidestep
      n : a step to one side (as in boxing or dancing)
      v : avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing
          (duties, questions, or issues); "He dodged the issue";
          "she skirted the problem"; "They tend to evade their
          responsibilities"; "he evaded the questions skillfully"
          [syn: hedge, fudge, evade, put off, circumvent,
           parry, elude, skirt, dodge, duck]
      [also: sidestepping, sidestepped]