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Meaning of “beat the rap” in the English Dictionary

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beat the rap

US to ​escape or ​avoidblame or ​punishment
(Definition of beat the rap from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “beat the rap”
in Chinese (Simplified) 逃脱责任, 逃脱惩罚…
in Chinese (Traditional) 逃脫責任, 逃避懲罰…
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