Get-away-with meaning

(idiomatic) To do something which is prohibited, forbidden or generally not allowed, and not be punished for the action.

Do you think we could get away with taking Dad’s car?

Not many people have gotten away with stealing that much money.

Our teacher’s so strict, he'd never let us get away with anything in class.

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(idiomatic) To avoid doing something, or to avoid the consequences of not doing something.

"He thought he could get away with not doing any work."

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