Meaning of “get out of sth” - Learner’s Dictionary

get out of sth

phrasal verb with get uk us /ɡet/ verb (present participle getting, past tense got, past participle got, US gotten)

B2 to avoid doing something that you should do, often by giving an excuse:

You're just trying to get out of doing the housework!

(Definition of “get out of sth” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)