Translation of "get (sb) off (sth)" - English-Traditional 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)逃脫懲罰;幫助(某人)逃脫懲罰
She was charged with fraud, but her lawyer managed to get her off. 她被控詐騙,但她的律師設法使她免受懲罰。
"Was he found guilty?" "No, he got off." 「他被判有罪嗎?」「沒有,他逃過了法律制裁。」
She got off with (= her only punishment was) a small fine. 她只交了一點兒罰款就萬事大吉了。
get off lightly

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

逃脫嚴厲的懲罰;逃過一劫;所幸沒有受重傷
I think I got off lightly with one or two cuts, considering how damaged the car was. 我覺得真是撿了條命,只被刮傷了一兩處,你想想車都給毀成那個樣子了。

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