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not see sb for dust

UK informal used to ​describe someone ​leavingquickly in ​order to ​avoid something: If you ​let him ​know that Margaret's coming, you won't see him for ​dust.
(Definition of not see sb for dust from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “not see sb for dust”
in Chinese (Simplified) (某人)逃之夭夭, (某人)躲得不见人影…
in Chinese (Traditional) (某人)逃之夭夭, (某人)躲得不見人影…
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