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wriggle out of sth

informal
verb uk phrasal verb with wriggle   /ˈrɪɡ.l̩/ us  
to avoid doing something that you do not want to do: He promised he'd help me decorate, but now he's trying to wriggle out of it.
Translations of “wriggle out of sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 逃脫,避開…
in Chinese (Simplified) 逃脱,避开…
(Definition of wriggle out of sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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