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save your own skin/hide

informal
to ​protect yourself from ​danger or ​difficulty, without ​trying to ​help other ​people
(Definition of save your own skin/hide from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “save your own skin/hide”
in Chinese (Simplified) 只管自己不顾他人…
in Chinese (Traditional) 只管自己不顧他人…
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