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

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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

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

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)