escape / get off / go scot free

escape / get off / go scot free
(to be or remain unhurt or unpunished: The car was badly damaged in the accident, but the driver escaped scot-free.) uden at noget var sket; ustraffet
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(to be or remain unhurt or unpunished: The car was badly damaged in the accident, but the driver escaped scot-free.) uden at noget var sket; ustraffet

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  • get off scot-free — get away/get off/scot free phrase to avoid punishment for doing something that deserves punishment Criminals such as these cannot be allowed to get away scot free. Thesaurus: to escape or avoid punishmentsynonym punishment of being legally killed …   Useful english dictionary

  • Scot free — (scot free), falsch auch scott free (scott free) ist eine idiomatische Wendung in der englischen Sprache, die in Redewendungen wie to get off scot free , to escape scot free oder to go scot free gebraucht wird, die alle so viel bedeuten wie… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • get away scot-free — get away/get off/scot free phrase to avoid punishment for doing something that deserves punishment Criminals such as these cannot be allowed to get away scot free. Thesaurus: to escape or avoid punishmentsynonym punishment of being legally killed …   Useful english dictionary

  • get off — Synonyms and related words: achieve satisfaction, advance, alight, be getting along, be off, blow, break in, bring out, buzz off, climax, climb down, come, come away, commence, cop a plea, cop out, depart, dismount, ejaculate, embark, emit,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • scot free — Meaning To escape from pursuers or to get off without payment. Origin Ask an American where this phrase comes from and you are likely to be told that it refers to Dred Scott, a slave who crossed from a slave state to a free state . Other… …   Meaning and origin of phrases

  • escape — [n] breaking away; getaway abdication, avoidance, AWOL*, beat, bolt, break, breakout, bypassing, circumvention, decampment, deliverance, departure, desertion, disappearance, dodging, ducking, elopement, elusion, elusiveness, eschewal, evasion,… …   New thesaurus

  • escape — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Get away Nouns 1. escape, elopement, flight; evasion (see avoidance); retreat; narrow escape or squeak, hairbreadth escape; deliverance, liberation; redeployment; jailbreak, freedom. Informal, close call …   English dictionary for students

  • Escape — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Escape >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 escape escape scape Sgm: N 1 avolation| avolation| elopement flight Sgm: N 1 evasion evasion &c.(avoidance) 623 Sgm: N 1 retreat retreat Sgm …   English dictionary for students

  • get out of — Synonyms and related words: arouse, bail out, beg, break away, break jail, break loose, bring forth, bring out, bring to light, call forth, call out, call up, circumvent, cut loose, deduce, derive, ditch, dodge, dog it, double, drag out, draw… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • get by — Synonyms and related words: accomplish, achieve, answer, avail, be equal to, be missed, be so, be such, bear, bring off, bring through, carry off, clear, clear the hurdle, come along, come on, come out, come through, compass, contrive, cop a plea …   Moby Thesaurus

  • get away with — Synonyms and related words: accomplish, achieve, bring off, bring through, carry off, compass, consume, cop a plea, cop out, crown with success, devour, dispatch, dispose of, do the trick, down, eat up, escape without penalty, get by, get down,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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