Try hard to avoid someone or something: a place that Robyn normally avoided like the plague I avoid business lunches like the plague
More example sentences
- I have a dangerously addictive personality, which is why I avoid drugs like the plague.
- Abruptly, Shawn realized a reason why Emma had been avoiding him like the plague.
- I do believe Mobile phones makes us more productive, which is why I avoid them like the plague.