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run off

informal phrasal verb with run
 
 
/rʌn/ verb ( present participle running, past tense ran, past participle run)
to leave somewhere unexpectedly: He ran off with all my money.Departing
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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