run off

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To leave someone without prior advice.
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He ran off to France leaving her with all the debts and three children to bring up.

Submitted on July 04, 2010

Additional definitions for 'run off':

run offTo flee or depart quickly.
run offTo make photocopies, or print.
run offTo write something quickly.
run offTo pour or spill off or over.
run offTo chase someone away.
run offTo operate by a particular energy source.
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