10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TO GET OFF LIGHTLY»
Discover the use of to get off lightly
in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to to get off lightly
and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
Grand Dictionnaire Hachette-Oxford
... bon d to get off lightly; s'en tirer à bon d avec un bras cassé to get off (lightly)
with a broken arm Composés d d'affectation Compta appropriVation account; d d'
amortissement Compta depreciation account; d de bilan Compta balVance sheet;
Marie-Hélène Corréard, Valerie Grundy, Jean-Benoit Ormal-Grenon, 2007
Sex Offenders in the Community
... and other serious offenders to 'get off lightly' (Home Office 2002a: 86). The
empirical evidence suggests that sex offenders who get off lightly are the
exception rather than the rule. The probability and severity of sentencing for
sexual offences ...
English/German Dictionary of Idioms: Supplement to
Kaufes: leichten Kaufes davonkommen to get off lightly with s.th. wegkommen:
gut/ glänzend/... wird nichts/etwas Bedeutendes/etwas/(allerhand/viel)/(...) to get
life/a life sentence/five years/eight months with probation/... kriegen: nothing out ...
Professor Hans Schemann, 2013
Hitting the nail on the head: 3000 Redensarten deutsch-englisch
(prov) Auge • mit einem blauen Auge davonkommen to get off lightly (coll) The
judge gave him only six months, so he got off lightly. Auge • das Auge des
Gesetzes the long arm of the law (coll) He had stolen a trifle from his employers
For I've seen the error of my ways, and trust my former good character will get me
off lightly.' Cadover gave a grunt of disgust. 'You certainly hope to get off lightly –
with the help of that smart lawyer representing you as what you call a ...
Michael Innes, John Innes Mackintosh Stewart, 2001
Compact Oxford-Hachette French Dictionary
... illness) to pull through; s'en m à bon prix to get off lightly tiret /tiRe/ m dash
tirette /tiRet/fpull tab; cord tireur, -euse /tiRœR, oz/ mf1 (Mil, Sport) marksman/
markswoman 2 gunman tiroir /tiRwaR/ m (in piece offurniture) drawer; à ms (fig) <
Marie-Hélène Corréard, 2013
... aller <how are you getting along? : comment vas- tu?> 3 to get along with :
bien s'en- tendre avec getaway ['gets.wei] n : fuite/<to make one's getaway : s'
enfuir> get off vi 1 START : partir 2 : tirer d'af- faire, s'en tirer <to get off lightly : s'
en tirer ...
German/English Dictionary of Idioms
3. to come out of s.th. very weil/..., 4. to have done very weil/badly]... with solsth., 5
. to be weil]... off with so, to get off lightly with s.th., 6. to get the best deal, to steal
the show, 7. to be left empty-handed, not to get a look-in coll 1. Aber die Christa ...
Vengeance Is Mine: The Key to
Peace and Freedom from Injustices
“I do not intend for someone who first tried to ruin my career and, when that didn't
work, resorted to kicking me repeatedly in front of a hundred witnesses, to get off
lightly. I want to see the commandant.” He looked at me as he tapped his pen ...
The Fools' Pilgrimage: A Fantasy on the Tarot Initiation
It was also obvious that he was not going to get off lightly for helping him to
escape. Most of the time however he was left completely isolated in his prison
cell, and he saw no one, except the jailor, who brought him a skimpy meal twice a
2 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TO GET OFF LIGHTLY»
Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term to get off lightly
is used in the context of the following news items.
Hay fever misery prediction: some to get off lightly, others to suffer
Most other cities in Australia either don't have pollen counters, or have ... In the cool winter months, grasses don't grow much and only really take off once the ... «The Conversation AU, Oct 14»
Hawaii likely to get off lightly from twin storm threat
Bodysurfers and boogie boarders catch waves at Sandy beach on Oahu as Tropical Storm Iselle passes through Hawaii on Friday. Photograph: Hugh Gentry/ ... «The Guardian, Aug 14»