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cheese it

slang Run; hide; get out of here; stop what you're doing. Used as an urgent imperative. Cheese it, someone called the cops!
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cheese it, the cops

slang Run or get out of here because the police are coming. Used as an urgent imperative. Cheese it, the cops! I'm not getting caught!
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cheese it

Stop, look out, as in Cheese it! Here come the cops! This term, generally stated as an imperative, may have been a replacement for the earlier "Stop at once." Eric Partridge speculated that it may have been a corruption of Cease! but its true origin is not known. [Slang; mid-1800s]
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Cheese it !

verb
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cheese it

Slang
1. To look out. Often used in the imperative.
2. To get away fast; get going. Often used in the imperative.
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