get off cheap


get off cheap
receive a light punishment, pay a low price

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • get off cheap — {v. phr.} 1. To receive a lesser punishment than one deserves. * /Ted could have been sentenced to fifteen years in prison; he got off cheap by receiving a reduced sentence of five years./ 2. To pay less than the normal price. * /If you had your… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get off cheap — {v. phr.} 1. To receive a lesser punishment than one deserves. * /Ted could have been sentenced to fifteen years in prison; he got off cheap by receiving a reduced sentence of five years./ 2. To pay less than the normal price. * /If you had your… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get\ off\ cheap — v. phr. 1. To receive a lesser punishment than one deserves. Ted could have been sentenced to fifteen years in prison; he got off cheap by receiving a reduced sentence of five years. 2. To pay less than the normal price. If you had your car… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • get off — Synonyms and related words: achieve satisfaction, advance, alight, be getting along, be off, blow, break in, bring out, buzz off, climax, climb down, come, come away, commence, cop a plea, cop out, depart, dismount, ejaculate, embark, emit,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • get by — Synonyms and related words: accomplish, achieve, answer, avail, be equal to, be missed, be so, be such, bear, bring off, bring through, carry off, clear, clear the hurdle, come along, come on, come out, come through, compass, contrive, cop a plea …   Moby Thesaurus

  • get away with — Synonyms and related words: accomplish, achieve, bring off, bring through, carry off, compass, consume, cop a plea, cop out, crown with success, devour, dispatch, dispose of, do the trick, down, eat up, escape without penalty, get by, get down,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • get away with — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. escape notice, get off cheap*, fall on deaf ears*; see achieve 1 , satisfy 3 …   English dictionary for students

  • get — /get/ verb past tense got, past participle got especially BrE gotten especially AmE present participle getting RECEIVE/OBTAIN 1 RECEIVE (transitive not in passive) to be given or receive something: Sharon always seems to get loads of mail. | Why… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • cheap — cheap1 W2S1 [tʃi:p] adj comparative cheaper superlative cheapest ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(low price)¦ 2¦(bad quality)¦ 3¦(not expensive to use)¦ 4¦(not deserving respect)¦ 5¦(not generous)¦ 6 cheap thrill 7 life is cheap …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Cheap at Half the Price — Cheap at Half the Price …   Wikipedia


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