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run along

To leave at once or in haste. Comes across as condescending if used as an imperative to an adult. You kids go run along and play outside. We'll be running along shortly, so no need to set a place for us for dinner. Run along, Dave—this is all a bit above your pay grade.
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run along

to leave. Please run along and leave me alone. I have to run along now. Good-bye.
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run along

Go away, leave, as in I'll be running along now; I'm already late. This expression is also used as an imperative to tell someone to go away, as in Run along, children, I have work to do. [Early 1800s]
See also: run

run along

v.
To go away; leave. Used chiefly as a command: Why don't you run along and play outside now?
See also: run
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