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English definition of “get away with murder”

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get away with murder

informal
to be allowed to do things that other people would be punished or criticized for: He's so charming that he really does get away with murder.
Translations of “get away with murder”
in Chinese (Traditional) 被縱容做錯事, 做壞事而不受指責…
in Chinese (Simplified) 被纵容做错事, 做坏事而不受指责…
(Definition of get away with murder from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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