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  • The meaning of "Avert" in various phrases and sentences

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    2. Look away

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    2. "She told me to avert my eyes while she was getting dressed" "Avert your attention from the fighting couple" "Avert disaster and don't text and drive"

  • Similar words to "Avert" and their differences

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    2. Avoid means you took steps to prevent something. Avert means you stopped something while it was going on and prevented it.

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    2. Both words can mean to prevent something bad from happening. For example: The accident could have been avoided. A disaster was narrowly averted. Avoid has two other possible meanings. It can mean to keep away from somebody/something; to try not to do something avoid somebody/something. For example, "He's been avoiding me all week." Or it can mean to prevent yourself from hitting something. For example, "The car swerved to avoid a cat." Avert can also mean to turn your eyes, etc. away from something that you do not want to see. For example, "She averted her eyes from the terrible scene in front of her."

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    2. "To Avert" means to stay away from opposition, obstacles, or opposing odds. Generally it is attached to a connotation of getting by in a narrow period of time and avoiding great damage or disaster. "To Avoid" means something similar to "Avert" including that opposing odds are considered oncoming, meaning that the one avoiding is also the one targeted by disaster. "To Bypass" can mean something quite different. In order to bypass something, you have to somehow overcome an obstacle by avoiding a straightforward way toward a goal. "The stove narrowly averted destruction as the flame died down." "He spent all day hiding to avoid his mom." "Her high test scores allowed her to bypass the prerequisite classes."

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  • Other questions about "Avert"

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    2. Advert: an abbreviation of the word advertisement; meaning a notice or announcement promoting something, for example "I saw an advert for gum on T.V.". (Noun) Adverse: of or relating to something that is against you; Harmful, for example "The medication can have some adverse effects". (Adj.) Avert: To look away or prevent, for example "Let me avert your attention" (verb) Averse: Harboring contempt or strongly disliking, for example "I am not averse to the idea.". (adj.) Aver: to assert; to say, for example "Let me aver that I am well versed in the art of sophistry." (verb) To answer your question, no, though I doubt many people (excepting lawyers) know the word "aver".

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    2. Your essay is good. In some cases the length of your sentences could be reduced, such as: ""Certainly, we could always contact everyone using devices in the all over the world and we can get much information through one regardless of a place, which is beneficial and brings a breakthrough in our daily lives than before" Can also be written as: One of the merits being that we are able to contact people from all over the world using a device which fits into our hand. We are also able to obtain information very quickly on a wide variety of topics. Also do not use abbreviations in writing such as "SNS". Write the entire words out. I hope that this helps. Let me know if you have any questions.

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    2. ​‎B. 1) The French have specific rules of etiquette on the respectful attitude towards wine. For example, an unfinished glass of wine shows that a host has served you bad wine. It is considered bad manners to judge a wine by its place of production or price. 2) The book can be useful for those who are going to visit our country for the first time or for those who are coming here to work. The book is about greetings, customs, gestures and business etiquette. 3) Different cultures have a different understanding of personal space and a red line. 4) Generally, southern nations require less personal space (a comfortable distance between people) than northern nations do. One and the same thing may be interpreted by southerners as amiability and northerners as aggression. 5) Some well-known national stereotypes are important for marketing and comedies. However, they can be dangerous as they can be responsible for (or “lead to”) prejudices, discrimination, or national persecutions. Besides, they can trigger strife wars between nations. 6) Eye-contact is considered to be disrespectful in some countries. A Latin American may avert the eyes as a mark of respect during a conversation, especially when talking with someone older or higher-ranking.

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