breeze off

breeze off

to leave quickly or abruptly. Don't just breeze off! Stay and talk. Lily breezed off in a huffy manner.
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This is one of the reasons you came to Southwest Florida, to relax at the water's edge and savor a silken libation that's as refreshing as a breeze off the palm trees.
All of this with a breeze off the river and dusk's orange light coming between the skyscrapers of the most spectacular man-made view on the planet.
into an ancient breeze off the Aegean carrying the sour smell of the philosopher's corpse after it accepted poison from the jury of citizens.
For Kerry Wood, premier pitcher for the Chicago Cubs, the 2008 MLB All Star game arrived in grandeur but went out like a cold breeze off the Great Lakes.
HATED The breeze off the lake can be pretty chilly.
Fortunately Sunday brought an ideal shifty 10 to 20 knot south easterly breeze off the land which provided challenging racing conditions with plenty of passing opportunities in the closely matched fleet.
Sea Salt is a unique blend of ozonic and citrus scents which are reminiscent of the ocean and the addition of mossy undertones evokes the sensation of fresh coastal walks with a breeze off the sea.
Gill McFaul of Syvechale, Coventry, tries to read her Coventry Telegraph in a strong Arctic breeze off the North Cape of Norway; above right, poppies fly in the wind during a commemoration service aboard the MV Discovery; right, the giant statue of the Unknown Warrior overlooking the port of Murmansk, and the North Cape Monument, on the furthest edge of Europe, taken in midnight sunlight.
THE developing "yachtgate" saga, which appears to have all but put an end to young George Osborne's ambitions to become the next Tory chancellor - and may indeed have dented young Dave Cameron's chances of becoming the next Tory prime minister - leaves at least one major question still hanging in the balmy Mediterranean breeze off Corfu: if one were really trying to cadge some moolah from Russia's wealthiest man (young Oleg Deripaska, worth an estimated pounds 17bn), why would one set one's sights at a miserable pounds 50,000?
IT WILL be 88 degrees in Honolulu today, with a nice breeze off Mamala Bay.
A warm breeze off the Atlantic Ocean even had our tour guide retreating indoors to warm up.
PITTSBURGH - The NFL education of Norm Chow began under blue skies, 80-degree temperatures and a slight breeze off the water, and when the Tennessee Titans received the opening kickoff, it continued to look like just another afternoon in Southern California.
The biting breeze off the Manchester Ship Canal must do it for him.
Well, a stiff breeze off the Firth of Clyde can be very dangerous.
Without the slightest whiff of breeze off the Indian Ocean to cool them, England did well not to overheat until Andy Caddick's churlish spat with Aravinda De Silva in the last over of the day.