get clean away

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get clean away

To evade or escape someone or something. ("Clean" here is used for emphasis.) The robber got clean away and headed down Main Street on foot. You have to stop him, Officer! I tried to grab him, but he swerved in the opposite direction and got clean away.
See also: away, clean, get
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