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go into hiding

To attempt to avoid detection by sequestering oneself in a particular place unknown to others. Once the burglars go into hiding, it will be infinitely harder for us to find them. Well, my plan is to go into hiding until the tabloids lose interest in me.
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go into hiding

to conceal oneself in a hidden place for a period of time. The political dissident went into hiding. After robbing the bank, the bandits went into hiding for months.
See also: go, hide
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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High excitement ensues, when a handsome actor embroiled in a scandal goes into hiding in a Cotswolds village.
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He takes on some helpers, including his punky friend Jimmy, and they become known as "the Mall Mafia," with the motto "Insult or be insulted." Jimmy, who gets beaten up at home and hangs out with a dangerous crowd, takes things too far one day and hits a customer, then goes into hiding. Mitch feels responsible, and with the help of his sympathetic father helps jimmy out of his jam and confesses to his own involvement.
Anita's favorite uncle goes into hiding, and her father and his friends hold secret meetings.
The "New Man" goes into hiding when it comes to doing the housework, according to a poll out yesterday.