What does 'Get away with murder' mean?
Meaning: If you get away with murder, you do something bad and don't get caught or punished.
('Get away with blue murder' is also used.)
Contributor: Mitch Wilson
Country: International English | Subject Area: Police & Crime | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
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