bustle off

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bustle off

1. To leave a place hastily. A: "I didn't see Alice this morning. B: "Oh, she bustled off because she was running late."
2. To send someone somewhere. In this usage, a noun can be used between "bustle" and "off." Before I left for the airport, I bustled my daughter off to school.
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bustle someone off

to help someone leave; to send someone out or away. The cops bustled the crook off. They bustled off the three men who were fighting.
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bustle off

to leave in haste. Well, I have to bustle off or I'll miss my flight. I hate to bustle off so soon.
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After 13 minutes he allowed Kuqi to bustle him off the ball and square it to Dougie Freedman to slot in from close range.
He dallied on the ball just outside the penalty area, allowing Goor to bustle him off the ball, race into the area and slide a firm shot past Hedman.
After 13 minutes he allowed Kuqi to bustle him off the ball and square it for Dougie Freedman to slot in from close range.
After 13 minutes, he allowed Kuqi to bustle him off the ball and square it for Dougie Freedman to slot in from close range.