Translation of scot-free in Spanish:

scot-free

Pronunciation /ˌskɑtˈfri//skɒtˈfriː/

adjective

  • 1

    to get away scot-free (without punishment) quedar impune / sin castigo
    • the judge let them off scot-free el juez no les impuso ninguna pena
    • So the evildoers get off scot-free while good people get dumped on.
    • It is a pity that most doctors and medical institutions go scot-free, despite playing havoc on patients,’ he adds.
    • You have a labour law in Alberta that lets employers off scot-free and comes down like a ton of bricks on worker's unions.
    • It is outlandish that index funds with very similar portfolio mixes and investing strategies can get off scot-free for charging higher fees.
    • He had accompanied residents to court on seven or eight occasions and he had witnessed the perpetrators of anti-social behaviour walk away scot-free.
    • From the beginning I've had the suspicion that at the end of the day Walker would basically get off scot-free.
    • I am not suggesting that the villains get off scot-free.
    • Why were we all left smiling at the end of the programme at the hard-necked individuals who tried to, in effect, steal your money and mine and who walked away scot-free?
    • Jockeys should never get off scot-free when they make mistakes, but the recent calls for jockeys to be banned for months for dropping their hands is quite nonsensical.
    • Changes that define whether piracy is for profit or not have set a threshold that will allow not-for-profit offenders to get off scot-free, Lee said.
    • But here the company can take away our pensions and get off scot-free.
    • The case must be pleaded by advocates of the aggrieved party, otherwise the culprits of this heinous crime would go scot-free.
    • Nobody would expect to get off scot-free after such an ‘altercation’ - especially if, for some odd reason, thousands of people and numerous video cameras saw the whole thing.
    • Not only had the heavily armed terrorists gained easy access to the diplomatic compound in downtown Bangkok, but they were allowed to go scot-free in return for releasing their hostages.
    • They could do it as they enjoy special privileges and may get off scot-free with violating both the exchange rules and the laws of the land.
    • ‘They thought she was guilty as sin, but would get off scot-free,’ he told me.
    • Although they admitted to kidnapping the students, they managed to find enough excuses to get off scot-free.
    • What happens to the bullies - do they get off scot-free?
    • It would be a travesty if officials are blamed and MPs get off scot-free.
    • As before, low-ranking men and women will take the full blame while the higher ups get off scot-free.