Idiom:  get out of something


Idiom:  get out of something (get out of doing something)

  • to avoid having to do something you are supposed to do

Example sentences

— I pretended I forgot my bathing suit so I got out of swim class today.

— If you go to college you can get out of more than half your military service.

— Is there any way to get out of taking a foreign language in high school?

— The only way to get out of sex education classes is if you have a note from your parents.

— I'll try to get out of the speeding ticket by going to court to argue my case.

— Normally, I get out of jury duty because I'm a lawyer.

— How did you manage to get out of the staff meeting this morning?

— If I could get out of going to this wedding next weekend I'd be so happy.


  • wiggle out of

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