HyperDic: run_away

English > 2 senses of the expression run away:
VERBmotionrun away, scat, run, scarper, turn tail, lam, hightail it, bunk, head for the hills, take to the woods, escape, fly the coop, break awayflee
motionrun awayescape from the control of
English > run away: 2 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningflee; take to one's heels; cut and run.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsscat, run, scarper, turn tail, lam, hightail it, bunk, head for the hills, take to the woods, escape, fly the coop, break away
Narrowerflee, fly, take flightrun away quickly
skedaddlerun away, as if in a panic
Broaderleave, go forth, go awaygo away from a place
See alsorunmove fast by using one's feet, with one foot off the ground at any given time
Spanishcorrer, escapar, evadir, huir
Catalanescapar, escapolir-se, evadir, fugir
Nounsrunawaysomeone who flees from an uncongenial situation
English > run away: 2 senses > verb 2, motion
Meaningescape from the control of.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Something is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s something PP
Broaderescape, get away, break looserun away from confinement
Catalanfugir

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