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leg it

slang To go somewhere on foot, often quickly. Leg it, guys, the cops are here! We really need to leg it if we're going to make this bus! My car ran out of gas two miles from my house so I just had to leg it home.
See also: leg

loop-legged

slang Severely intoxicated with drugs or alcohol. We all got pretty loop-legged at the staff party, so no one was feeling particularly productive in the office the next day. Jenny must have taken something at the party, because she is acting totally loop-legged.

ˈleg it

(informal, especially British English) run, especially in order to escape from somebody: We saw the police coming and legged it down the road.
See also: leg

loop-legged

mod. alcohol intoxicated. She has this strange tendency to get a little loop-legged when she has four or five drinks.
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"The importance of symmetry in the control of legged robots," says Raibert, "raises the question of what role symmetry may play in the behavior of running animals." Raibert's study of symmetry in running appears in the March 14 SCIENCE.