Ryan accused Obama of trying to “dodge and demagogue” the debt problem he created.
“I think the ‘mandate is merely a tax’ argument is a dodge,” he says bluntly.
Not long after dodge made this connection Around the World in 80 Days began playing at a nearby cinema in Paris.
dodge was on his way to study the flute in Paris, but he decided to buy the bike, anyway.
Pedestrians dodge streams of reddish liquid in the streets, said to be pollution from tanneries.
The trick is to dodge an attack from the animal and stab him to the heart as he passes.
I dodge discrimination, and characterize them en masse by negations.
All that's only a dodge to get people off in plenty of time.
So I s'pose, sir; nobody is better at guessing and divining than Mr. dodge.
Every dollar of taxation which the church is allowed to dodge is one dollar more laid on the shoulders of the honest taxpayers.
"to move to and fro" (especially in an effort to avoid something), 1560s, origin and sense evolution obscure, perhaps akin to Scottish dodd "to jog." Common from early 18c. in figurative sense of "to swindle, to play shifting tricks." Related: Dodged; dodging.
"person's way of making a living," 1842, slang, from dodge (v.).
A person's way of making a living, esp if illegal or dubious •Often ironically and deprecatingly used of one's own perfectly ordinary line of work: We used to run gin, but when prohibition ended we had to give up that dodge/ One of the better practitioners of the dictionary dodge (1842+)