flee to

flee to something

to escape to something or some place. We fled to our little place on the coast. They never found us. The little mouse fled to its hole in the wall when the cat came around.
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References in classic literature ?
Bashti, who had long waited the cruiser that was to avenge the destruction of the Arangi and the taking of the heads of the two white men, and who had long calculated the damage to be wrought, had given the command to his people to flee to the mountains.
Qatada, who was freed in June after a failed bid to deport him to Jordan on charges of terrorism, had been held at his West London home but is believed to have been planning to flee to Lebanon, despite not having a passport, the daily wrote.
The March case sparked a national outcry as lawmakers, radio talk-show hosts and March's widow, Theresa, called for changes in the system that would allow undocumented immigrants who commit crimes and flee to be brought to justice.
I keep a careful eye on crime reports in the newspapers here in California, and there are several incidents of this kind every single week--crimes ranging from child abuse to murder that involve illegals who flee to Mexico.
However, fugitives who flee to Mexico while on bail or are free on recognizance, pending sentencing and awaiting appellate resolution, can be prosecuted under Article IV.
A man who punched a police officer and attempted to flee to avoid being questioned Friday on a Tokyo street was seriously injured after being shot in the back by the officer.
Ask students to describe how they would feel if they lost their families and were forced to flee to a new life in a radically different culture.
The March case sparked a national outcry as lawmakers, prosecutors and law enforcement called for changes in the system that would allow undocumented immigrants who commit crimes and flee to be brought to justice.
This arrest should send the message to individuals who flee to Armenia and other countries that it's not a safe haven,'' said FBI spokeswoman Laura Eimiller.
The suspects - some on the lam for more than a decade - are among a growing number of criminal suspects who flee to Mexico, South America or even Canada - where authorities refuse to extradite them to the United States despite the evidence against them.
Deepti Gupta, there's no guarantee he wouldn't flee to another country if released on $500,000 bail.
Each year, about 50 people accused of violent crimes in Los Angeles flee to Mexico, Zorrilla said.