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First, Obama offered that there is “no short-cut to democracy” and that he could not utilize executive orders to bypass Congress.
With that audience in mind, I hope to hear how the President will bypass Washington gridlock and get some things done.
It has allowed the project to bypass normal due diligence and environmental impact assessments.
Admission to the observation decks, which costs $27 (or $67 to bypass the lines), brings in a huge chunk of money.
Between the three of them they managed to bypass the wires to the plastic plate and set the bed over it.
They had to pull off to bypass a wagon and the carriage sank to the hubs.
Like that bypass person up at old Boom Bagshaw's, only much nicer and younger and friendlier than she is.
It didn't matter whether he found the bypass circuit or not.
At will we pass it into our distant motors, allowing some to escape back in this direction through a bypass.
1823, "to pass by" (implied in bypassed), from bypass (n.). From 1928 as "to go around, avoid;" figurative use from 1941. Related: Bypassed; bypassing.
bypass by·pass (bī'pās')
A passage created surgically to divert the flow of blood or other bodily fluid or to circumvent an obstructed or diseased organ.
A surgical procedure to create such a channel.