find a way around

find a way around someone or something

 
1. Lit. to find a way to pass around someone or something to get to the other side. I could hardly find a way around the tables in the crowded restaurant to get to the restroom.
2. Fig. to find a way to evade the rules, or someone's restrictions. The students are always trying to find a way around the regulations.
See also: around, find, way