get out of jail free card

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Etymology[edit]

An element of the board game Monopoly, allowing a player to leave the "jail" square immediately, without missing game turns.

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Noun[edit]

get out of jail free card (plural get out of jail free cards)

  1. (idiomatic) something that will relieve an undesired situation

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