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Wormed out


Evade a chore or responsibility. Imagine holding a live worm in your hand and it slips through your fingers. (Compare to Wiggle out, Duck out, Get off theĀ  hook, Weasel out or Cop out.)

“I thought our son would help us move today but he wormed his way out of the chore, he’s probably gone fishing with his friends.”

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