Translation of "get (sb) off (sth)" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

get (sb) off (sth)

phrasal verb with get uk /ɡet/ us /ɡet/ verb present participle getting, past tense got, past participle got or US usually gotten

to avoid punishment, or to help another person to avoid punishment for something

(使)逃脱惩罚;帮助(某人)逃脱惩罚
She was charged with fraud, but her lawyer managed to get her off. 她被指控诈骗,但是她的律师设法使她免受惩罚。
"Was he found guilty?" "No, he got off." “他被判有罪吗?”“没有,他逃过了法律制裁。”
She got off with (= her only punishment was) a small fine. 她只交了一点儿罚金就万事大吉了。
get off lightly

to experience less serious punishment, injury, or harm than you might have expected

逃脱严厉的惩罚;逃过一劫;所幸没有受重伤
I think I got off lightly with one or two cuts, considering how damaged the car was. 我觉得真是捡了条命,只被刮伤了一两处,你想想车都给毁成那个样子了。

(Translation of “get (sb) off (sth)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)