make a break for it


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make a break for it

To run away (from someone or something); to flee. Yeah, we had fun at the party, but we made a break for it as soon as we heard police sirens approaching. I couldn't wait to get out of school. I made a break for it as soon as the bell rang.
See also: break, for, make
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make a ˈbreak for it

(informal) try to escape from prison, etc: Six prisoners shot a guard and made a break for it in a stolen car.
See also: break, for, make
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