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Meaning of “wriggle off the hook” in the English Dictionary

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wriggle off the hook

informal If someone ​wriggles off the ​hook, they ​avoid a ​responsibility.
(Definition of wriggle off the hook from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “wriggle off the hook”
in Chinese (Simplified) 逃避责任, 逃避做……
in Chinese (Traditional) 逃避責任, 逃避做……
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