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get away with sth

phrasal verb with get uk   /ɡet/ us   /ɡet/ verb present participle getting, past tense got, past participle got or US usually gotten
  • (AVOID PUNISHMENT)

B2 to succeed in avoiding punishment for something: If I thought I could get away with it, I wouldn't pay my taxes at all.

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get away with sth

phrasal verb with get uk   /ɡet/ us   verb -tt-, got, got, or US gotten
to succeed in avoiding punishment for something
to do something successfully although it is not the best way of doing it: In these fraud cases, prosecutors can't get away with going only for the mid-level guys, they have to go to the top.
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