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the coast is clear

it is safe to do something or go somewhere because no one is watching or listening who would prevent you or catch you: You can come out now, the coast is clear.
(Definition of the coast is clear from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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