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What does "get away with it mean"?



 
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What does "get away with it mean"? #1 (permalink) Fri Jul 20, 2007 2:18 am   What does "get away with it mean"?
 

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ESL/EFL Test #209 "What Comes Next? (3)", question 3

Nobody's going to call me names and ..........

(a) get on with it
(b) get up with it
(c) get away from it
(d) get away with it

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #209 "What Comes Next? (3)", answer 3

Nobody's going to call me names and get away with it.

Correct answer: (d) get away with it
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What does "get away with it mean"?

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What does "get away with it mean"? #2 (permalink) Fri Jul 20, 2007 4:11 am   What does "get away with it mean"?
 

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Get away with = escape retribution for a (usually) bad action.
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What does "get away with it mean"? #3 (permalink) Tue Oct 07, 2008 4:46 am   What does "get away with it mean"?
 

Dear Micawber,
Nobody's going to call me names and get away with it.
I am not getting the total meaning of above sentence , could you please eloberate it more :D
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What does "get away with it mean"? #4 (permalink) Tue Oct 07, 2008 5:00 am   What does "get away with it mean"?
 

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I will not permit anyone to speak abusively of or to me without retribution.
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"get away from it" vs "get away with it" #5 (permalink) Thu Oct 15, 2009 14:16 pm   "get away from it" vs "get away with it"
 

Nobody's going to call me names and......?

(a) get on with it
(b) get up with it
(c) get away from it
(d) get away with it
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What does "get away with it mean"? #6 (permalink) Thu Oct 15, 2009 14:23 pm   What does "get away with it mean"?
 

Hi,

The answer is (d) get away with it.

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What does "get away with it mean"? #7 (permalink) Thu Oct 15, 2009 15:20 pm   What does "get away with it mean"?
 

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