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beat a retreat

(also beat your retreat) to ​run away from a ​dangerous or ​unpleasantsituation: When we ​saw the ​policearriving we beat a hastyretreat.
(Definition of beat a retreat from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “beat a retreat”
in Chinese (Simplified) 仓皇撤退,匆匆离开…
in Chinese (Traditional) 倉皇撤退,匆匆離開…
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