hotfoot it out of

hotfoot it out of (somewhere)

to run away from a place. Did you see Tom hotfoot it out of the office when the boss came in? Things are looking bad. I think we had better hotfoot it out of here.
See also: hotfoot, of, out
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EASTENDERS Mon, Tue, Thur, Fri BBC1 We advise Max Branning to hotfoot it out of Walford as quickly as possible.
HOLLYWOOD stars Brad Pitt and Matt Damon had to hotfoot it out of a London hotel yesterday after a fire in Gordon Ramsay's restaurant.