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Phrasal verb: Get away with

Spanish translation: salirse con la suya, salir impune

Definition: To do something risky or wrong and not get in trouble or suffer consequences.

Used in sentences:

1. I think we can get away with buying only one gallon of paint instead of two.

2. The recruits who lied on their application did not get away with it.

3. Do you think we can get away with hiring only three new staff members instead of the four that they were proposing  in the strategy?

Related words or phrases: escape, get off, evade, dodge

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