out of town


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out of town

temporarily not in one's own town. I'll go out of town next week. I'm going to be at a conference. I take care of Mary's cat when she's out of town.
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out of town

Away from the town or city under consideration; away from home. For example, In his new job Tom will be going out of town nearly every week, or He's out of town but I'll have him call you when he gets back. [Late 1300s]
See also: of, out, town
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If you come out, lose and it's over you can at least walk away from it happy,'' said Brock, who walked out of town with four hits, including a fifth-inning triple.
After Klan threats lead Jake's wife to clear out of town, the two of them toy with their attraction for each other and alcohol while struggling to keep their focus on the business at hand.