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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.
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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.
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Scottish Conservative Party leader Ruth Davidson seems almost to be dashing away from Prime Minister Theresa May before their joint appearance in Edinburgh yesterday
Although one deer can be seen dashing away, another female "seemed to accept to be ridden by the male macaque," and eventually licked the sperm on the monkey's back, after the macaque dismounted.
Makkah, Sha'ban 16, 1437, May 23, 2016, SPA -- The Makkah-based Muslim World League today denounced Iran's position rejecting to sign an agreement on Hajj arrangements for this year, holding the Iranian regime responsible on dashing away the chance for thousands of Iranians planning to perform Hajj, Umrah and visit the prophet this year.
But it was England who struck decisively; recalled scrum-half Care picking the ball up from the base of an unattended ruck 30 metres out, handing off Rabah Slimani and dashing away and under the posts.
Andrea, Susan and Nicole from Bishop Auckland were also excited to meet the "dishy" Mr Andre, with Susan dashing away from her stall in Durham's Indoor Market to get her few minutes with him.
They held the Social Security & National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) and the Bank of Ghana (BoG) liable for nearly dashing away MBG to Fortiz on a gray flatform.
The robust, rhythmic poetic text in bush ballad style evokes Banjo Patterson's The Man from Snowy River as Sam and Lightning Jack go dashing away in a wild chase to catch runaway cattle, leaping a gorge to escape from Ned Kelly, or flying into the stormy sky like a horse of the Gods.
He said that the congregation would gain immeasurably if people had a place to meet and a chinwag instead of dashing away.
Before dashing away to watch his son Richard finish second in the Poule d'Essai des Poulains, Hughes said: "She's a proper little filly.
You could not blame Fulham for dashing away and missing the post-match pile of pizzas laid on by Accrington.
"I'm thrilled to be dashing away from the Dales and coming home to sing to a home crowd," he says.
Hammam was verbally abused by supporters outside and inside Ninian Park, dashing away from the ground 30 minutes before the final whistle.
Charlton defender Hermann Hreidarsson misjudged an attempt at a clearance, and suddenly Boa Morte was dashing away, prodding the ball beyond Kiely, and tempting the Charlton keeper into a rash challenge which sent him tumbling.
I find two or three evenings and at least one day at the weekend I am a permanent taxi service, ferrying one child here, dropping her off and dashing away to go and collect one of her sisters from somewhere else, and then back again...
Okay, it was in their scheduling, but surely that's no excuse for dashing away immediately after the Norfolk Stakes and returning just as the Gold Cup runners were being loaded up.