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run off

phrasal verb with run uk   us   /rʌn/ verb (present participle running, past tense ran, past participle run)
to leave somewhere or someone suddenly: You can't run off (home) now, just when I need you! My wife has run off with another man.
Translations of “run off”
in Chinese (Traditional) 突然跑掉, 迅速離開…
in Russian убегать, удирать…
in Turkish kaçmak, basıp gitmek, sıvışmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 突然跑掉, 迅速离开…
in Polish uciekać…
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