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To escape or avoid punishment

get away with

to manage to do something bad without being punished or criticized for it

get off/be let off lightly

to not be harmed or punished as severely as you might have been

unpunished

adjective

not punished for having done something wrong or illegal

get away with

to manage to do something without any bad results

get away with murder

to do whatever you want without being stopped or punished

save your/someone’s hide

to save yourself or someone else from being punished or from suffering

beat the rap

to escape being punished for a crime you have been accused of

get away/get off scot-free

to avoid punishment for doing something that deserves punishment

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