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beat the rap
Avoid fines or punishment, receive forgiveness from family, friends, the law and the Boss for misdemeanors, infractions and Stupid Stunts.
fudge the facts
Someone who complains constantly but does not tell the straight story.
bend over backwards
To go all out for someone who fails to show appreciation.