dash away

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dash away

To run away. The burglar dashed away as soon as he heard the security alarm. I'm sorry to dash away, but I'll miss the bus if I don't leave now.
See also: away, dash

dash away

 and dash off
to run away; to leave in a hurry. I must dash away. See you tomorrow. Juan had to dash away to an appointment. Ken dashed off and left me behind to deal with the angry customer.
See also: away, dash
References in classic literature ?
For what eternities have I wandered through them, a timid, hunted creature, starting at the least sound, frightened of my own shadow, keyed-up, ever alert and vigilant, ready on the instant to dash away in mad flight for my life.
He would run till Buck's head was even with his flank, when he would whirl around at bay, only to dash away again at the first opportunity.
When the ship was running nine knots an hour, these animals could cross and recross the bows with the greatest of ease, and then dash away right ahead.
Hargrave advanced one step towards me, looked me in the face, and drew in his breath to speak; but that look, that heightened colour, that sudden sparkle of the eye, made my blood rise in wrath: I abruptly turned away, and, snatching up my brush, began to dash away at my canvas with rather too much energy for the good of the picture.
The heist saw two thieves dash away from the 13th-century redbrick church on stolen bicycles before fleeing by motorboat via the vast system of lakes west of Stockholm.
To the top of the porch, to the top of the wall, now, dash away! Dash away!
Bonfire Night Very conveniently Bonfire Night falls on a Saturday this year, meaning that more people can enjoy firework displays without having to dash away from work commitments.
The paper concluded that the Geneva round of talks has consolidated a belief most likely adopted by all Yemenis that the rebels don't like to negotiate anything and that they opt to dash away any opportunity to reach peace on the ground.
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When disturbed the larva makes a dash away for a short distance before settling down again.
HO HO, OH J Katie's presence led knitwear fan Leo to dash away from Santa
I was there for the birth and then had to dash away, so it would be lovely to give the kids to the boys and just get out on the town together.
* DARCY Blake is planning a quick dash away from South Wales after Cardiff City's Championship match against Ipswich Town next Saturday - and he'll be heading for Liverpool.
Wapda which jolted Pakistan Navy with a shocking victory in the final encounter, lived up to their reputation and expectations of the predicts of the game by executing a perfect game plan to dash away the hopes of Navy to become first time champion in Mens National Volleyball Championship.
Now dash away, dash away, and meet those Duck goals!"