When my mother-in-law started repeating herself for the tenth time, I pressed flash on my cordless phone
and pretending to have an important business call incoming. It was a sucessful evoidance tactic that I plan to use more
When Bill heard the his girlfriend's car outside, he used the remote
control to mute
on the CD, thereby evoiding her with the appearance of a quiet, unoccupied house and gaining a free pass for the day.