Do you know the English expression “to get away with (something)“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?
Zoe: Harry called the teacher a bad name in class today.
Lorraine: Did the teacher scold him?
Zoe: No, he got away with it because the teacher didn’t hear him.
Does it mean:
a) do something bad
b) have a second chance
c) do something twice
d) escape punishment
The answer is below!↓
Answer: d) escape punishment