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shy away

1 (v + adv) recoil INTRANSITIVEcúb siardruid siar  c m uhe extended his hand but I shied away shín sé amach a lámh ach chúb mé siar 2 (v + adv) avoid INTRANSITIVEto shy away from sth rud a sheachaint, fanacht glan ar rudyou shy away from the tough decisions seachnaíonn tú na cinntí cruaI've never shied away from trying new food ní bhíonn aon drogall orm triail a bhaint as bia nuashe shied away from his company sheachain sí a chomhluadar → see shy