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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.

Más ejemplos

  • 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.

(Definición de get away with sth del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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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.

(Definición de get away with sth del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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