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
- By jumping over the barriers, he got away without paying for a ticket.
- Everyone thinks he's guilty of the robbery, but it looks like he's going to get away with it.
- It's time they put a stop to his bad behaviour. He's been getting away with it for too long.
- She's determined that her students will not get away with plagiarism.
- That's such an old trick. I can't believe he gets away with it.
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