They took a roundabout route to avoid the flood. 他们为避开洪水绕道而行。
To avoid by or as if by a roundabout route. 经旁道或象从旁道避开
A loyal servant for Chelsea who arrived at the JJB after a roundabout route. 他曾经是切尔西的忠诚队员，现在却在JJB效力了。
Because of backwardness in science and technology, this enterprise has taken a roundabout route many times. 由于科技力量落后，这个企业在发展上走了不少弯路。
Since his home faced the two mountains, he was troubled by the fact that they blocked the way of the inhabitants who had to take a roundabout route whenever they went nut. 一天，愚公召集全家老小一起商议：“我与你们一起，不遗余力来移掉大山，使路通豫南，达汉水以南，你们看行吗?