get off with (someone)


British, informal
: to have sex with (someone) : to begin a sexual relationship with (someone)
She found out he'd gotten off with another woman.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Is this how this story ends, that his killers get off with probation? Niraj Warikoo, USA TODAY, 23 June 2022 Supervisor Aaron Peskin said the case is another example of why corruption flourishes in the DBI — those caught from the private sector get off with light punishment while crooked public sector workers simply leave their job with their fat pensions intact. J.k. Dineen, San Francisco Chronicle, 14 Sep. 2021 The crime is punishable by up to five years in prison and a $250,000 fine, though most offenders get off with much less. Suzanne Rowan Kelleher, Forbes, 17 Mar. 2021 As recently as the early 20th century, Chinese fathers could murder sons and get off with a warning; punishments for patricide, by contrast, were strict. Judith Shulevitz, The Atlantic, 6 Sep. 2020 My working assumption is that these kids will get off with a slap on the wrist. Razib Khan, Discover Magazine, 31 Aug. 2012

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“Get off with (someone).” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Jun. 2023.

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