Synonyms for scot-free
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SCOT-FREE
Scottie, you fellows, even when you had Allister to lead you, couldn't get off scot-free from Dozier.
I am not going to let them get off scot-free, nasty, wicked thieves.
I only wish I had been there; they wouldn't have got off scot-free, the scoundrels!'
And if you can show that you weren't there at all—why, out you go, scot-free.
Louie was not merely let off scot-free for what she did, but was to have every happiness given to her.
Connecticut, indeed, as already observed, came off scot-free.
So they were obliged to release the man, and he got off scot-free?
My heart would be scot-free from cares,And lighter than a feather.
The constables can hear naught of the boy, and he is got off scot-free, I daresay.
I keep my mug shut and do time while he gets off scot-free and makes his pile.
Old English scotfreo "exempt from royal tax," from scot "royal tax," from Old Norse skot "contribution," literally "a shooting, shot; thing shot, missile," from PIE *skeud- "to shoot, chase, throw" (see shoot (v.); the Old Norse verb form, skjota, has a secondary sense of "transfer to another; pay") + freo (see free (adj.)). First element related to Old English sceotan "to pay, contribute," Dutch schot, German Schoß "tax, contribution." French écot "share" (Old French escot) is from Germanic.