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scotfree

- From Scandinavian for "a payment or reckoning," plus "free."
See also related terms for reckoning.
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Bezukhov got off scotfree, while Fedya had to bear the whole burden on his shoulders.
But I don't want to get off scotfree," cried Rutter hysterically.
Yet West Brom man Matt Phillips, who lunged at Diaz, gets off scotfree.
The evidence too wasn't collected properly, but that does not mean that you allow accused persons to go scotfree.
According to a recent report issued by Transparency International, less than 38 per cent of the accused in Bangladesh are convicted in corruption cases, while the remaining lot of the accused goes scotfree owing to lack of substantial proofs and witnesses.
The killers must think it's over, but I'm still living with it every day and they have got away with it scotfree.
ATTENTION craver Gemma Collins getting away scotfree with walking out of Celeb Big Brother's fire exit four times.
And the Kielys are outraged Michael Hennessy might be getting off scotfree for the murder of their son Darren.
Coun Peter Jackson, leader of the Conservative main opposition group on the council, said: "It is clear from the current diktat from the Labour-run County Hall that the main thrust of these changes is being applied to the more rural areas of our county, whilst Ashington and Blyth yet again get off scotfree.
Throwing waste, trash and other garbage into the channel is banded, however, people often go scotfree while disposing of waste material.
And the resulting confusion would only serve to exonerate the culprits and allow the brains behind this contemptuous crime to go scotfree, even unscathed.