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run sb out of town (on a rail)

US informal to ​force someone to ​leave a ​town: The ​sheriff and his men ​ran the ​horsethieves out of ​town.
(Definition of run sb out of town (on a rail) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “run sb out of town (on a rail)”
in Chinese (Simplified) 把某人逐出市镇…
in Chinese (Traditional) 把某人逐出市鎮…
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