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 races were held in warm sunshine, flat water and a shifty 12-16 knot northwesterly breeze off Lagos.
"Eastern counties will generally stay fresher, even cooler with a breeze off the sea Wednesday to Friday but by Saturday the winds swing around to the south-west so there will warmth for eastern Britain at the weekend as blustery showers appear in the west."
The score differs from the original UK version, but includes some lively numbers including Big-Ass Rock, It's a Woman's World, Breeze Off the River and Let it Go.
Met Office meteorologist Mark Wilson said: "Although it's by the coast, it's not really getting a lot of breeze off the sea, meaning the temperatures keep rising and rising.
The earlymorning rain was blown away by the breeze off Cardigan Bay, while the racing provided a full afternoon of excitement.
"We recovered quickly," confirmed Henry, whose boat led her larger Kiwi rival, Giacomo, around Flinders Islet and was not overrun until they struck heavier breeze off Bulli on their way home, In the end, Giacomo beat them over the line by 31 minutes, finishing at 8.16.09 hours on Saturday night.
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 9.30pm local time.
Chris Burton, forecaster for The Weather Network, said: "A combination of light winds and a slight breeze off the near continent has led to pollution levels rocketing across parts of the UK.
HATED The breeze off the lake can be pretty chilly.
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.
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.