Get Away with Murder

Meaning of Idiom ‘Get Away With Murder’ 1. Literally, to get away with murder means to commit murder and not get punished. 2. To do something very bad or make a serious mistake and not get punished, disciplined, or face consequences; to do whatever one wishes. 1Jarvie, Gordon. Bloomsbury Dictionary of Idioms. London: Bloomsbury, 2009.,2Spears, Richard … Read more

Miles Away, to be

Also: To look miles away Meaning of Idiom ‘Miles Away’ To be or to look miles away means to appear to be lost in thought, unfocused, daydreaming, not listening, distracted, etc. 1Ayto, John. Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms. Oxford: Oxford U, 2010.,2Heacock, Paul. Cambridge Dictionary of American Idioms. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2010. Usage This idiom is most … Read more