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Фразовый глагол недели: to get away


1) (with smth) сделать безнаказанно, выйти из трудного положения, выйти сухим из воды, отделаться, сойти с рук, увильнуть, уйти от наказания

Синонимы: to get off with, to escape punishment, to do (something bad or wrong) without being caught

Примеры: I thought if Oasis could get away with sounding like The Beatles, I could get away with sounding like Abba. (Pete Waterman)

Stealing, you'll go far in life. Actually, there is something funny about getting away with it. (Mike Judge)

Nobody in show business can possibly get away with making fun of their boss. (Jon Cryer)

I have a huge and savage conscience that won't let me get away with things. (Octavia Butler)

Кстати, среди нас есть любители криминально-правовых сериалов? Настоятельно рекомендуем сериал от создателей “Grey's Anatomy” – “How to Get Away with Murder” («Как избежать наказания за убийство»).

2) убегать, скрываться, улизнуть

Синонимы: to flee, to slip away, to make off, to take to one's heels, to break free

Пример: I don't think anyone can get away from high school unscathed. (Matthew Morrison)

Mother Nature is the great equalizer. You can't get away from it. (Christopher Heyerdahl)

3) (from) выбираться, уходить, уезжать, покидать, оставлять, отдаляться

Синоним: to leave behind, to abandon, to move away

Пример: To get away from one's working environment is, in a sense, to get away from one's self; and this is often the chief advantage of travel and change. (David Hyde Pierce)

Once you get away from where you're from, you look at it in a different way. (Deana Carter)

4) (from smth) избежать, избавиться (от мысли), остерегаться

Синонимы: to avoid, to refrain from, to shun

Пример: We must get away from the idea that America is to be the leader of the world in everything. (Francis John McConnell)

5) (with smth) иметь успех, преуспевать

Синонимы: to succeed, to thrive

Пример: Art is what you can get away with. (Andy Warhol)

Проверьте себя: Their youngest son can get away with any kind of whim and mischief. As the saying goes,

  1. spare the rod and spoil the child
  2. like father like son.
  3. don't count your chickens before they are hatched.

Правильный ответ на нашу предыдущую «проверку» - вариант C.

Английский фразовый глагол get away

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