The coast is clear

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Related to The coast is clear: give a shot, be damned, not a chance
the danger is over; no enemy in sight.
There are no obstacles.
- Dryden.

See also: Coast, Coast

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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"Oh Charlie" mum cries "Your muddy paws all over the floor." And Charlie darts straight out of the door, Only to return when the coast is clear.