get away with murder

idiom

Definition of get away with murder

: to murder someone without being captured or punished a vicious killer who nearly got away with murder usually used figuratively to describe someone who does something very bad or wrong without being criticized or punished The company had been getting away with murder for years before the scandal broke.

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