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English definition of “weasel out (of something)”

weasel out (of something)

 /ˈwi·zəl ˈɑʊt/ infml
verb phrasal verb with weasel
to escape responsibility for something: My roommate always tries to weasel out of doing the dishes.
(Definition of weasel out (of something) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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