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To get out of a situation - thesaurus




to get away from a very unpleasant situation

ride out

to get to the end of a difficult or dangerous period or situation without any serious problems



formal to get someone out of a difficult or unpleasant situation



to get yourself out of a situation that you no longer want to be involved in

claw your way out of something/to something/back etc

to reach a particular place, situation, or state, as a result of great effort or despite great difficulties or opposition

weather/ride the storm

to not be badly harmed or damaged during a difficult period of time

cut your losses

to get out of a bad situation before it gets worse instead of waiting to see whether it will improve

cut and run

to get out of a situation when it becomes too difficult or unpleasant

run away

to try to avoid dealing with a difficult or unpleasant situation

make a getaway

informal to get away from a boring social situation

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to get away from an embarrassing or annoying situation

live to tell the tale

to deal successfully with a dangerous or unpleasant experience

see the back of someone

to no longer have to deal with someone or something unpleasant



someone or something that still exists after an event that could have killed or destroyed them



someone or something that still exists after every other member of a group has died or been destroyed



to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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