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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 to (something)

To run to some place or thing as a means of escape. We fled to the shelter of the cave when the downpour started.
See also: flee, to
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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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flee to something

to escape to something or some place. We fled to our little place on the coast. They never found us. The little mouse fled to its hole in the wall when the cat came around.
See also: flee, to
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Meanwhile, I traded emails with Lyman Hardeman, the editor of the popular baseball card website "Old Cardboard." He agreed with my observation of Fleer Card #65.
"With the continued rapid growth in the trail camera market, we're excited to bring Zach Fleer aboard to help us maintain our industry leadership," said Jordan Vermillion, Bushnell product director.
Fleer (2010) argues that children are more able to learn science concepts if they get opportunities to explore physical objects and are not presented with correct scientific explanations at the outset (Fleer, 2010).
It is about seeing literacy as a social practice (Fleer & Raban, 2006).
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(2009) Multiple pathways between home and school literacy, in M Fleer, AJE Anning & J Cullen (eds), Early childhood education, 2nd edn, Sage Publications, London.
Comprehensive all inclusive early childhood education, grounded in social justice promotes effective development of all children (Fleer, & Williams-Kenndy, 2008; Gonzalez-Mena, 2009).
On the other side of the field, Coach Fleer's whistle shrilled a staccato rhythm, and theWarriors immediately fell into a straight line and began jogging in place, knees high, and chanting in unison--"WE are the WARriors, the MIGHty mighty WARriors"--their pre-adolescent voices straining for masculine volume.
In 1962, an adventurous New York Breslover named Gedaliah Fleer slipped illegally into Uman, hoping to find the grave.
I realized I wanted to let go more in my dancing and feel fleer."
It is a system that could be used for One Design classes in any combined club fleer or regatta using handicapping systems where three or more boats per dub are racing.
For more information about the new certificate program, contact the Fleer Center for Adult Education at (336) 721-2669 or visit www.salem.edu.
(With thanks to young Katie Findlay) "Ge'se a low fleer and a hauf." May I have a Grouse whisky and a half-pint of beer?