the coast is clear

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Definition of the coast is clear

used to mean that someone can go somewhere or do something without being caught or seen because no one is in the area OK, the coast is clear—you can come out now!

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“The coast is clear.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20coast%20is%20clear. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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