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sally forth

1. To leap out and rush forward very suddenly. We're waiting for some cover fire before we sally forth. The cat hunched behind the sofa in wait, then sallied forth to catch the mouse.
2. To set out, as on some journey, trip, excursion, etc. I spent the week getting everything in order before sallying forth to Europe. As hard as it may be, all parents should urge their children to sally forth to different parts of the country or the world after they finish grade school.
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sally forth

to go forth; to leave and go out. The soldiers sallied forth from behind the stone wall. Well, it's time to sally forth and drive to work.
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At any rate, you must sally forth and pursue, pursue, my dear.
Photo: Madeline and her schoolgirl friends sally forth with the vigilant Miss Clavel, played by Frances McDormand, bringing up the rear.
30am on the Joyous Morn, I quietly closed my door in Canal Street, hoping that I'd see my wife, two-year-old daughter and six-month-old son ere long, mounted my trusty Raleigh bike and headed for Curran Road vehicle depot, there to unplug my charged-up chariot and sally forth onto the dark, deserted streets to Cathays milk depot to load up.
She is not alone in stepping up in trip for today's race and, although three-time 1m2f winner Amazing Blue Sky may well find it of no benefit, it remains to be seen how handicap debutante Sally Forth fares, while topweight Curacao is another set to relish every yard.
SPRINGFIELD - On a recent comics page, cartoon mom Sally Forth grappled with keeping her daughter busy because the family couldn't afford summer camp.
ASBU head Sally Forth said: "There are 31 people in Hartlepool currently on Asbos and the majority of these have changed their behaviour as a consequence.
At what point can we safely sally forth into life feeling that we have helped ourselves sufficiently to cope with life?
Thus the meticulously reconstructed period wardrobe, pill-box hats and ubiquitous gloves (there's even a knockoff of the ill-fated pink suit) allow her to sally forth, without children or intellectual pretensions, into a world of censorious gossip.
This became Camelot where the bravest Celtic fighters lived, ready to sally forth to any part of the Celtic world.
Afforestation has provided foxes with prime habitat from which to sally forth nightly to prey on lambs, poultry, curlew, plover and any ground-nesting birds.
And a base he could sally forth from to get his custom back.
Sally Forth from the anti-social behaviour unit said: "ASBAD reaches over 1,000 Year 8 pupils and gives us an opportunity to show them how anti-social behaviour can have an effect on local communities.
Yet only a thousand or so of Liverpool's fine citizens were enthused enough to sally forth to relish this terrific production which should have been a sell out.
Sally Forth, Anti-Social Behaviour Unit Co-ordinator, said: "ABCs are just one of the many ways in which we intervene at an early stage of anti-social behaviour.
But before the wrapping can commence, we must sally forth and buy the gifts.