bluff (one's) way out of (something)

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bluff (one's) way out of (something)

To escape a negative situation through deceit. My brother is a good liar, but even he couldn't bluff his way out of that speeding ticket. I bluffed my way out of taking the test by saying I had a bad headache.
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bluff one's way out (of something)

to get out of a difficult situation by deception or cunning. I will try to bluff my way out of this mess.
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He even tried to bluff his way out of captivity by claiming that soon "I should have 500 men" where they stood, as a result of the alarm.