flee to (something)

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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.
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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.
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In April, Suthers estimated that one out of every four homicides in Colorado is committed by an illegal alien who flees to Mexico.
After the failed Revolution of 1956, he flees to Canada and becomes an American citizen in 1970.
Here the focus is on Little John, an exceptionally tall, strong youth who flees to the forest when he inadvertently kills a man who threatened his master.