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English definition of “save your own skin/hide”

save your own skin/hide

to protect yourself from danger or difficulty, without trying to help other peoplePreserving and savingDefending and protecting
(Definition of save your own skin/hide from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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