make a run for it


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make a run for it

Fig. to run fast to get away or get somewhere. When the guard wasn't looking, the prisoner made a run for it. In the baseball game, the player on first base made a run for it, but he didn't make it to second base.
See also: make, run

make a run for it

to suddenly run fast in order to escape from somewhere or get to somewhere When the guard turned away, the two prisoners made a run for it. Let's make a run for it as soon as the rain lets up a bit.
See also: make, run