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  • Give someone a wide berth
  • Grab life by the horns ( Dodge Motors advertising slogan )
  • Honey, I just forgot to duck
  • Hot potato
  • If it looks like a duck and it quacks like a duck, it probably is a duck
  • Knee high to a duck
  • Lame duck
  • Let the buyer beware
  • Like a duck to water
  • Like water off a duck's back
  • Little thieves are hanged, but great ones escape
  • Lord love a duck
  • Make good your escape
  • Narrow escape
  • Not exactly blowing my skirt up
  • Out for a duck
  • Rubber duck ( a floating bath toy )
  • Scrub around it
  • Shoot the moon ( remove household goods by night to avoid paying rent )
  • Shot while trying to escape
  • Singing like a duck
  • Sitting duck
  • Skirt chaser
  • Skirting the issue
  • Skive off
  • Steer clear of
  • Swear off
  • The Great Escape ( Steve McQueen movie )
  • Waterloo, couldn't escape if I wanted to ( ABBA lyric )
  • Worm out of

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