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English definition of “save your own skin/hide”

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save your own skin/hide

informal
to protect yourself from danger or difficulty, without trying to help other people
Translations of “save your own skin/hide”
in Chinese (Traditional) 只管自己不顧他人…
in Chinese (Simplified) 只管自己不顾他人…
(Definition of save your own skin/hide from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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