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run off with someone or something

 
1. to take someone or something away, possibly running. (See also run off (with someone).) Fred ran off with Ken. They'll be back in a minute. Who ran off with my dictionary?
2. to capture and take away someone or something; to steal someone or something. The kidnappers ran off with little Valerie. The kids ran off with a whole box of candy, and the storekeeper is going to press charges.
See also: off, run

run off with somebody

to leave your partner or home to begin a new relationship with someone He has run off with a woman he met at the office.
See also: off, run

run off with something

to take something that does not belong to you The dog ran off with my shoe.
See also: off, run

run off with

1. Make off with; see run away with, def. 1.
2. Capture or carry off, as in The debaters ran off with the state championship.
See also: off, run