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To get out of a situation - synonyms or related words



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




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


to get away from a boring social situation



to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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