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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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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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