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I would like to know some synonyms or phrases, or just other ways of expressing getting out of doing something, as in avoiding doing something.

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    Do you mean "avoiding doing something"? Can you supply a sample sentence showing how the phrase might be used? – WS2 Mar 27 '18 at 13:17
  • I don't understand the question. He got his way out of doing the job doesn't sound like something any native speaker would be likely to say in any context. Perhaps you meant to say He got out of doing the job - he arranged things (often by implication using questionable methods) so he didn't have to do it. Please clarify. – FumbleFingers Mar 27 '18 at 13:18
  • with confusion in the question I rolled back my edit ... and will await OP response and community action. – lbf Mar 27 '18 at 13:26
  • "Get out of doing something"... like paying taxes? That might be fraud. Get out of my responsibility to support my child, that might be criminal negligence. – Zebrafish Mar 27 '18 at 14:05
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    Weasel one's way out? – DJohnson Mar 27 '18 at 18:10
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Not knowing the exact context "evade" may be the best word:
You can "evade paying your taxes" and you can "evade issues" that you rather not deal with.

If you are avoiding a simple task "dodge" may be the better word: "He dodged the task of painting a fence by...."

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