get off

v.

1) (d; intr.) to get off to ('to begin with') (to get off to a good start)

2) (D; intr.) ('to escape') to get off with (he got off with a light sentence; to get off with a few scratches)

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['get'ɒf]
(D; intr.) ('to escape') to get off with (he got off with a light sentence; to get off with a few scratches)
(d; intr.) to get off to (to get off to a good start; 'to begin with')

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