there's no getting around (something)(redirected from there was no getting around it)
there's no getting around (something)
Some situation, fact, or piece of information cannot be ignored or avoided. Advocating for renewable energy is important, but there's no getting around the fact that the world needs non-renewable energy sources as well. I've been trying to ignore this pain in my chest for over a week now, but there's no getting around it: I need to see a doctor.
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