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skedaddle

(skəˈdædlæ)
in. to get out; to leave in a hurry. (Folksy.) Well, I’d better skedaddle on home.
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It was day three and the first and only time our Australian leader used the word skedaddle to marshal his troops, but we were all there as skedaddlers, having signed up for the Guilin and Guangxi cycling holiday with the delightfully named Saddle Skedaddle, based in Newcastle upon Tyne.
The small book From Skedaddle to Selfie, published by scholarly Oxford University Press, is, however, a fun book (another word redefined by millennials who made it an adjective from a noun) about a serious topic: language.
I thought Barefoot Cafe entirely overrated--reports of the best fresh lime soda are unwarranted (look, it's soda, lime and sugar syrup, this is not rocket science, this is not worth a skedaddle out).
The enterprising mammal would chew a hole in the 10-pound plastic bag, eat its fill and skedaddle, essentially ruining the remaining 9.
There will be live music on the bandstand throughout the day including Skedaddle, Manhattan Sound Big Band, Phoenix New Orleans Jazz Band, Scissett Youth Brass Band and more.
He's calm and gentle, and while he can get excited and skedaddle a bit, fundamentally he takes things in his stride.
Your safety is the number one priority, so if a bite is imminent, it's appropriate to skedaddle.
mid-view, skedaddle off to a room that overlooks, say, a pond.
He then noticed that some females would approach a male's nest, deposit a small number of eggs, then skedaddle.
In the novel Charlie Skedaddle, the hero is challenged to
The most obvious instances of this are in the linking instructions at the end of modules: 'now skedaddle over to your next module choice' and 'if you want to learn more about alliteration, tip-toe-tappy-toe over to Kennings' are two of many such examples.
The trip was organised by Saddle Skedaddle, a friendly Newcastle-based company which provides biking holidays all over the world.
In general, the criteria for deciding to stay in (or, alternatively, to skedaddle from) a market are the attractiveness of the market, your company's relative advantage(s) in that market and the inherent riskiness of the market.
As soon as they're hitched, both daughter and son-in-law skedaddle back to Germany, which they consider home.
Hell, from what I hear the women-folk are even takin' over all the science and engineering jobs and makin' the top man, what's his name, Summers, skedaddle.