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Like I said, all comedy is based on exaggeration, big or small, whatever you can get away with.
Drew Carey

Meaning of "get away with" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GET AWAY WITH

get away with play
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WHAT DOES GET AWAY WITH MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of get away with in the English dictionary

The definition of get away with in the dictionary is to steal and escape. Other definition of get away with is to do without being discovered or punished or with only a minor punishment.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GET AWAY WITH

get a bang out of
get a guernsey
get a line on
get a load of
get a move on
get a rise out of
get a wiggle on
get a word in edgeways
get about
get across
get ahead
get along
get any good of
get anywhere
get around
get at
get away
get away with murder
get back
get by

WORDS THAT END LIKE GET AWAY WITH

all up with
along with
be done with
come up with
could do with
deal with
do away with
have nothing to do with
have to do with
in line with
in with
keep pace with
keep up with
put up with
run away with
take up with
to begin with
to do with
to start with
up with
with

Synonyms and antonyms of get away with in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «get away with» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GET AWAY WITH

Find out the translation of get away with to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of get away with from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «get away with» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

逃脱
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

salirse con la suya
570 millions of speakers

English

get away with
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

साथ दूर चले जाओ
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تفلت من العقاب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

уйти с
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

fugir com
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সঙ্গে দূরে পেতে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

échapper à
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

melarikan diri bersama
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

entkommen mit
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

持ち逃げする
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

함께 도망
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Lunga kanthi
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nhận được ngay với
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

விட்டு விடு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

दूर व्हा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Kaçmak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

cavarsela
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

uciec z
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

піти з
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

să scape cu
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

να ξεφύγει με
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

wegkom met
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

komma undan med
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

komme unna med
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of get away with

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GET AWAY WITH»

The term «get away with» is very widely used and occupies the 1.258 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GET AWAY WITH» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about get away with

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10 QUOTES WITH «GET AWAY WITH»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word get away with.
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Dan Abrams
I'm not going to let people get away with either a dishonest or inaccurate premise to what we're talking about because I think that does the viewer a disturbance.
2
Ted Allen
The great mystery to me is how restaurant critics think they can get away with doing their job without anybody noticing who they are.
3
Curtis Armstrong
There's something about the way of playing a repellent character, that if you can play him with a certain amount of charm, you can get away with a lot.
4
Ed Asner
When I was working my way up, it seemed to me that only Westerns and 'Star Treks' or sci-fi movies could afford to get away with presenting the problems - like prejudice and desegregation, for instance - that we face in our everyday lives.
5
Sean Bean
I sometimes find that playing the bad guy, or villains, or psychopaths tend to be much more psychologically rewarding. And you can really push it, you can push the limits, and get away with it.
6
George Benson
The jazz rhythm won't be understood by the bulk of my audience. That's the problem. We can get away with maybe one tune a night. It depends on where we place it. A song like 'Beyond the Sea,' the fans love that. It's fresh.
7
John Bolton
North Korea is going to get away with keeping its nuclear weapons.
8
Benjamin Booker
New Orleans style is funky - it's just as experimental as the city. There aren't any rules. If you want to wear a polka-dot shirt and some crazy pants, you can get away with it there.
9
Cindy Busby
On stage you can get away with a lot more in the sense of emotion and truthfulness. But the camera is the eye of God. It sees everything.
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Drew Carey
Like I said, all comedy is based on exaggeration, big or small, whatever you can get away with.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GET AWAY WITH»

Discover the use of get away with in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to get away with and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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How I Helped O.J. Get Away With Murder: The Shocking Inside ...
No. (Proceeds from this book are going to the March of Dimes and other selected charities with which Gilbert has long been associated.) Gilbert is writing this book because he regrets what he did for his adored, childhood idol.
Mike Gilbert, 2008
2
Reality Is What You Can Get Away With
Here are images of our culture's absurdities, injustices, violence and desires, shot at you in a machine gun like assault on your senses and intellect.
Robert Anton Wilson, 1996
3
How to Commit Murder and Get Away with It
No, it's not. It's some guy in a uniform. Maybe he's sending word. But he wasn't sending word. This is your opportunity to see how a crime is committed in a scheme involving four people-but only one is aware of the true motive.
Diego, 2007
4
101 Ways to Get Away With Anything!
Through the hilarious voice of Fox TV's sit-com star, readers get advice on many things, from tips on the art of driving parents crazy to how to deal with a neurotic teacher, and everything in between. Original.
David Levithan, Malcolm, 2002
5
When She Was Bad: How And Why Women Get Away With Murder
In this provocative book, award-winning journalist Patricia Pearson argues that our culture is in denial of women's innate capacity for aggression.
Patricia Pearson, 2011
6
How They Got Away with it: White Collar Criminals and the ...
A team of scholars with backgrounds in criminology, sociology, economics, business, government regulation, and law examine the historical, social, and cultural causes of the 2008 economic crisis.
Susan Will, Stephen Handelman, David Brotherton, 2013
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How to Make a Million Dollars an Hour: Why Hedge Funds Get ...
After all, this is America! This book gives you the answers in a twelve-step guide to accumulating vast riches the way hedge fund managers do—by playing trillion-dollar poker with a marked deck.
Les Leopold, 2012
8
Easily-Distracted Tales: Anything You Can Get Away With
What will you discover in this volume of Easily-Distracted Tales?
Christopher Osborn, 2011
9
How to Get Away with Murder in America: Drug Lords, Dirty ...
This is a story that the CIA will not want you to read.
Evan Wright, 2012
10
How to Get Away With Murder in Ny
This book is so funny you will want to read it time and time again, so buy several copies so you won't run out!
Michael Schwed, 2001

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GET AWAY WITH»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term get away with is used in the context of the following news items.
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Ramsey: Don't let renter get away with unauthorized subletting
I own a rental property that brings in enough to pay the taxes and insurance with a little left over. Recently, I found out that my tenant, who just ... «Dallas Morning News, Jul 15»
2
Oprah Magazine Insists Only Skinny Girls Can Get Away With
Many were outraged when Oprah Magazine — also known as O Magazine — insisted that only skinny girls can get away with wearing crop ... «The Inquisitr, Jul 15»
3
'How To Get Away With Murder' Season 2 Spoilers: Rebecca's Killer …
The huge suspense created by “How To Get Away With Murder” season 2 is on top. Fans and audience of the season 2 are passing through a ... «Movie News Guide, Jul 15»
4
Robbers Get Away With June Examination Papers in Govt Truck
A gang of six armed robbers driving in a government registered truck last month stole June examination papers, over $1 000, mobile phones ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
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Famous 1934 Tulsa murder case revisited: Did he get away with it?
The verdict in a high-profile trial was splashed atop the front page of the Tulsa World on Feb. 22, 1935. Phil Kennamer admitted shooting John ... «Tulsa World, Jul 15»
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Why nonprofit groups get away with campaigning
Nonprofit groups are supposed to exist to promote the public welfare, not to run political campaigns. IRS rules say that tax-exempt 501(c)(4) ... «Frederick News Post, Jul 15»
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Two men punch employee at Lehigh casino, get away with money
Two men are being sought for a casino robbery in Lehigh Acres Friday night. According to Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers, they arrived at ... «The News-Press, Jul 15»
8
If you're big enough you can get away with it — the latest act
This is yet another example of that wonderful French term “noblesse oblige” — if you're wealthy and big enough you can get away with almost ... «Journal Inquirer, Jul 15»
9
'How To Get Away With Murder' Season 2 Premiere Date: Does …
How to Get Away With Murder will be returning to ABC this fall for a second season, as the network has renewed the series following the ... «iDigitalTimes.com, Jul 15»
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Artists Get Away With Big No-No In Preparation For Denver Art …
“It's that thing you're not supposed to do, that I'm going to get away with. Draw on walls and cars and get away with it and not get in trouble,” he ... «CBS Local, Jul 15»

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