Definition of get away with murder in English:

get away with murder

informal Succeed in doing whatever one chooses without being punished or suffering any disadvantage.
More example sentences
  • People got away with murder in this country, 2000 murders to be exact.
  • Developers up to now got away with murder and only provided the minimum facilities when they were developing new housing estates.
  • Like many other people, I believe the banks got away with murder in the past and abused the power they had over the day-today lives of ordinary, decent and hardworking people.
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