“Get away with”: phrasal verb meaning.
- Get away with
- Escape (not take) the consequences of your bad actions. Find an excuse or something that makes you not pay for bad things you’ve done.
Other examples of “get away with” phrasal verb in a sentence
- He got away with murder.
- She won’t get away with it this time!
- I woun’t let him get away with what he’s done!
“Get away with”: use in context explanation
It’s sales time! Sales have just started and Gina runs to the shops to get the best discounts. Unfortunately, she’s not the only one who wants to buy cheap clothes. There are many women in front of the shop and each one of them wants to come first. One of them puts her foot in front of Gina’s foot and makes her fall to the ground. Gina is furious. She says the woman will not get away with it and is going to pay!