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weasel out (of sth)

mainly US informal
verb uk phrasal verb with weasel   /ˈwiː.zəl/ us  
to avoid doing something that you have agreed to do, especially by being dishonest: Although they had signed the contract they tried to weasel out of the deal later.
Translations of “weasel out (of sth)”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指不誠實地)推諉,逃避(答應過的事)…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指不诚实地)推诿,逃避(答应过的事)…
(Definition of weasel out (of sth) from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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