*get away with* (something)

*get away with* (something)

Definition: to avoid punishment or criticism when you do something wrong.

(This phrasal verb has more than one meaning)

E.g.1: We need more police officers. We mustn’t allow people to break the law and get away with it.
E.g.2: He stole money from the company for years and got away with it until the new accountant arrived.

This phrasal verb cannot be separated.

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