breeze off

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breeze off

To depart quickly or unexpectedly. Brian breezed off before I had a chance to say goodbye to him.
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breeze off

to leave quickly or abruptly. Don't just breeze off! Stay and talk. Lily breezed off in a huffy manner.
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The earlymorning rain was blown away by the breeze off Cardigan Bay, while the racing provided a full afternoon of excitement.
Basking in June heat, the cooling breeze off the Sava river also offers views of a city split in two between the old and the 'new' Belgrade with its socialist 60s constructions, often marked by graffiti.
My springer and I had given up on woodcock and were leaning against a log in an open stand of pines trying to catch a cool breeze off the river.
The breeze off the Caspian Sea helped take the sting out the searing heat, although thermometers still nudged 35 degrees when the game kicked off at 9.
The conditions were almost ideal for the race, a low breeze off the coast but a little humid.
I leaned my bike against one of the trees, (which are perfectly spaced to provide shade to the campsites while still allowing a lake view), and pitched my backpacking tent, making sure to angle it to deflect the westerly breeze off the lake.
The second half of the week improved a little with the IRC crews picking up some good breeze off shore but all in all, it was very light sailing.
Yet the daily paper cheerfully reported National Nature Day, with a view of puce-coloured bougainvillea swaying in a gentle breeze off the walls of Fort San Pedro de la Barra overlooking a blissful Atlantic harbour.
Yesterday the arrival of two raindrops on the breeze off the Trent was enough to have the officials pointing towards the pavilion.
But after a decade of cycling to the Albert Dock and coping with the breeze off the Mersey - once losing a pair of glasses to a particularly strong gust - on Friday it will be time to depart.
SHOULDER BARGE: Hinckley's Connor Gudger tries to shake Histon's Matthew Breeze off the ball Report: FACING PAGE
Those who thought New England cuisine consisted of lobster rolls and baked beans will find Northern Hospitality: Cooking by the Book in New England as unexpected and refreshing as a warm breeze off the North Atlantic.
You can feel the cool breeze off the lake, the sound of wind through the pines.