flee from


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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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A minor character, Yusra Tawfiq, provides yet another example of Karim's defeatism and his inclination to flee from confrontation.
Unfortunately, when trying to flee from the long arm of the law, quite often, people get hurt,'' Bishop said.
always ensure that suspects who flee from vehicles do not have accomplices in the car who may attack from behind;
American citizens who flee from crimes committed on American soil are subject to extradition, but countries south of the border reserve the right to try their own nationals.