Apple, Google, Facebook and Amazon stock all ended the day in the red with Amazon down 2%. Trump has specifically claimed that "Amazon is getting away with murder tax-wise," and could try to take action to change that.



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It doesn't divide like that. The idiom is "getting away with murder", which isn't literally about murder, but about 'getting away with' (= not being caught or punished for) things.

So he means that they're doing something wrong about their taxes, and not being called, or caught, or punished, for it.


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