"Yes, I reckon I can, and through the packmen too," observed Mrs. Glegg, intending to imply that Bob’s flattery had produced no effect on her; while her husband, standing behind her with his hands in his pockets and legs apart, winked and smiled with conjugal delight at the probability of his wife’s being circumvented.
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The President circumvented Congress by appointing the U.N. Ambassador after the Senate adjourned for the summer.
The company circumvented the regulation by replacing regular employees with contractors and part-timers.