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Definition of shy away phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

shy away

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

shy away (from something)

 
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to avoid doing something because you are nervous or frightened Hugh never shied away from his responsibilities. The newspapers have shied away from investigating the story.
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