blast off for (somewhere)

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blast off for (somewhere)

To depart very quickly. The robbers blasted off for the sunset when they heard the approaching sirens.
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blast off (for somewhere)

in. [for someone] to leave for a destination quickly. I’ve got to blast off. It’s late.
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McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Muslims in Malaysia held special prayers Friday for the successful mission of the country's first astronaut who will blast off for the International Space Station next week.
The Skylark rocket had been due to blast off for the last time at 6am (BST) but poor weather conditions forced experts to put the launch back until 10am (BST).
The Skylark rocket had been due to blast off for the last time at 6am but weather conditions forced experts to put the launch back until 10am.