scot free


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Adv.1.scot free - free from harm or penalty; "he went scot-free"
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I'm not exactly given to brag when I'm away from my own country--one hears too much of that all the time--but between you and me, I shouldn't say that it was possible for two crimes like that to be committed in New York City and for the murderer to get off scot free in either case.
I promise you that in that case, if the truth is forced from him, there the matter will rest; there must be circumstances in Oliver's little history which it would be painful to drag before the public eye, and if the truth is once elicited, they shall go scot free.
Thus the band shot, each in turn, some getting off scot free, and some winning a buffet that always sent them to the grass.
That's true," he said, gazing at me in a way in which the damned gaze out of their cauldrons of boiling pitch at some soul walking scot free in the place of torment.
I resolved, therefore, that I would never do it until I saw a chance that would leave me scot free.
While other persons having their names in same Panama papers were roaming scot free.
Conservative MP Stephen Phillips commented "It looks as though they have got away scot free.
A 14-year-old boy has gotten off scot free after raping an eight-year-old girl in Bicol, taunting the victim's parents.
They also questioned as to why the culprits involved in that pogrom were still scot free in various parts of the country.
Yet these causeway crossing idiots, who cost the various services who are forced to rescue them thousands of pounds each year, get away with it scot free.
RBS's former boss Fred "The Shred" Goodwin got off scot free from the FSA, enjoys a pension of pounds 342,500-a-year and has landed a new job with a firm of Scottish architects.
The Spaniard stole the headlines ahead of the trip to Stoke by claiming Manchester United boss Fergie gets off Scot free for attacks on refs.