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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.
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Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson has been criticised for 'going into hiding' as she refrained from commenting on Boris Johnson's successful and controversial bid to suspend Parliament.
Summary: Ex-defence minister accused of going into hiding over the alleged scam
He returned after reporting intimidation and harassment by Thai officials before recently going into hiding.
Labour law While commenting on the absconding workers issue, an embassy official said that workers should follow the labour law and avoid landing in trouble by going into hiding. Rough estimates from four main embassies state that around 50,000 migrant workers are eligible to make use of the amnesty.
She told Mr Justice Bodey that she was sorry for going into hiding, saying: "I only want the best for my son."
Summary: Egyptian police arrested a notorious serial mutilator, who became known for attacking women and cutting open the clothing, spreading panic in an upper class Cairo suburb before going into hiding for
Nigerian asylum-seeker Pamela Izevbekhai, 36, had been separated from Naomi, five, and three-year-old Jemima after going into hiding in December and then spending the past two weeks in Mountjoy jail.
BEN AFFLECK, right, is going into hiding to escape the fallout from his disastrous affair with Jennifer Lopez.
The shy two-week-old keeps going into hiding when keepers at Edinburgh Zoo try to track him down.
Four of the Fab Five are believed to have flown into Dublin yesterday before going into hiding.
She is now considering going into hiding but the Chapmans could have the order enforced in Scotland.