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make a getaway

To escape. We made a getaway before the police arrived and found us at the scene of the crime. We need to make a getaway before Great-Aunt Mildred arrives, or else we'll be stuck listening to her for hours!
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getaway

(ˈgetəwe)
1. n. an escape from the law. (Originally underworld.) There was no time to make a getaway, so we had to talk to Mrs. Wilson.
2. n. a place to escape to; a hideaway. The lover had a little hideaway in a small town on the state line.
3. n. a quick vacation. What you need is a weekend getaway.
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