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Three people died in the fire, but John escaped through the bedroom window.
His family escaped from Germany and arrived in Britain in 1938.
Two security guards escaped injury in the attack.
Mr. Smith escaped with cuts and bruises.
Her two-week-old baby escaped unscathed.
He was lucky to escape with his life.
How will we know if there's any gas escaping?
About five tons of crude oil had escaped into the ocean.
His name escapes me right now.
It seems to have escaped him that I was the one who first introduced him to her.
It had not escaped my attention that Joseph was absent.
This is the American English definition of escape. View British English definition of escape.
a particle that is smaller than an atom and has no electrical charge
… to reveal a small part of your intentions in order to attract support, without actually committing yourself to doing anythingadd a word
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