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
- 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.
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