hightail it out of (somewhere)

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hightail it out of (somewhere)

To depart very quickly. The phrase refers to the way some animals raise their tails when fleeing. We hightailed it out of the party when we heard police sirens approaching.
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hightail it out of (somewhere)

Rur. to run or ride a horse away from somewhere fast; to leave in a hurry. (Typically heard in western movies.) Here comes the sheriff. We'd better hightail it out of here. Look at that guy go. He really hightailed it out of town.
See also: hightail, of, out
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So, she comes up with a Plan B of selling her share in the club to Phil and hightailing it out of Walford, but how will Hunter take the news?