skip over something

skip over something
skip over (someone/something) to omit or not choose someone or something.

I skipped over the boring parts of the exhibition.

The director skipped over me when choosing a managing editor.


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  • skip — skɪp n. act of skipping; bounce, spring, jump; act of passing over something, omission, exclusion v. move forward in a series of light jumps; leap lightly; pass over; leave out, exclude, omit; leave, flee, escape (Informal); fail to attend… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Skip Battin — (* 18. Februar 1934 in Gallipolis, Ohio; † 6. Juli 2003 in Edmonton, Alberta, Kanada; eigentlich Clyde Battin) war ein US amerikanischer Countryrock Sänger und Bassist. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Musikalische Anfänge bis Skip Flip 2 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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