flee from (someone or something)

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flee from (someone or something)

To run away from or escape someone or something. The thieves fled from the security guard but were caught by officers arriving on the scene. Shrieking, we fled from the swarm of bees.
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flee from someone or something

to run away from someone or something. The robber fled from the scene of the crime. The children fled from the wrath of the old man.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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In despair, he turned and fled from the oncoming soldiery.
Summary: Noida (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Aug 2 (ANI): An accused in several robbery cases, who had fled from police custody, was injured in an exchange of fire with the police on Dadri-Roopwas bypass here in the early hours of Friday.
This is the fifth case within last 10 days when a suspect fled from the court premises after his bail petition was rejected.
KARACHI -- A suspected target killer fled from a hospital where he was admitted for treatment, police officials said on Saturday.
About 11:15 p.m., Zion police asked for the canine team to help locate two offenders who fled from a stolen vehicle after it had been stopped.
class="MsoNormalThe suspect is said to have also stabbed another man on the neck as he fled from the scene.
He had fled from India after 1993 blasts and is being questioned by CBI.
Investigation officer Salman Shah told that neither he arrested accused nor fled from CIA imprisonment.
About 70,000 people had fled from their homes in the town of Wau since Friday, MSF said.
Since heavy clashes in the town throughout Friday evening and Saturday, thousands of people have now fled their homes, some have sheltered at the Red Cross compound, others in the churches, mosques and many more fled from the town.
Manama: The Kuwaiti consulate in Arbil in northern Iraq has offered humanitarian aid to Christian families who had fled from Nineveh.
Summary: General Security has given Palestinians who have fled from Syria just over one month to settle their residence status if they have exceeded the amount of time granted for their stay.
Combs fled from Lazares, but he would not be deterred: he broke through two more doors inside the house in an attempt to get at her.
Tseng Chi-chuan allegedly ignored the Coast Guard's order to halt the 34.4-ton Tsengchinshun 206 and fled from Japan's exclusive economic zone about 90 kilometers south-southeast of Miyako Island around 7:35 p.m.
Refugee musicians and singers, many of whom fled from conflict zones, will be 'celebrating sanctuary' this week in Cardiff Bay's Oval Basin.