get off scot-free

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Definition of get off scot-free

informal
: to not get the punishment that is deserved It's not fair. I was punished and they got off scot-free.

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get off on (something)

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“Get off scot-free.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/get%20off%20scot-free. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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