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be off like a prom dress (in May)

humorous To leave or depart very quickly or suddenly. Likened crassly to the stereotypical quickness or eagerness with which American high school students have sexual intercourse after the prom. Primarily heard in US. I'll have just one more drink, but I've got to be off like a prom dress after that. Jared was off like a prom dress in May once his ex-girlfriend showed up to the party.
See also: dress, like, off, prom

off like a prom dress (in May)

A humorous phrase said of a quick or sudden departure. Likened crassly to the stereotypical quickness or eagerness with which American high school students have sexual intercourse after the prom. Primarily heard in US. I'll have just one more drink, but I've got to be off like a prom dress after that. Jared was off like a prom dress in May once his ex-girlfriend showed up to the party.
See also: dress, like, off, prom
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Richard indicated that they will continue this program to help more and more girls who can not afford their prom dresses.
Pandora's Prom 73 Oldbury Road, Rowley Regis, 0121 559 7555 Pandora's also claims to have the largest store and the largest collection in the Midlands, and to keep a school diary so they never sell the same dress in the same colour to the same prom.
The most dreaded complication of PROM is chorioamnionitis.
1994: A biracial student in Wedowee, Alabama, sues her principal and school board after they threatened to cancel prom to keep interracial couples from attending.
Julia Wolkowicz, Jessica Ellis, Alice Lowe, Sophie Weir, Sophie Ord, Sophie Lamb, Raedine Tallett and Grant Chapman on |the way to Ernesford Grange Community Academy prom at Brandon Hall
>Lars Vogt the new music director the Northern Sinfonia Finally, making it a Sage hat-trick, Quay Voices, the venue's youth choir for singers aged 14 to 19, will be one of four choirs making up the BBC Proms Youth Choir.
Sheldon tells her that prom is the problem as there is a lot of pressure on young couple like them to engage in something that is called "makin' whoopee." Amy is disappointed that Sheldon is not coming out of his room and she is about to go alone upstairs when Sheldon opens the door and tells her that she looks pretty.
Pam Ninham of USA Cop Cars says: "Lights and sirens blaring, we arrived outside school and 'arrested' his would-be prom date.
| Prom stars: Janine Jansen, Sakari Oramo, Paloma Faith, Katie Derham and WarHorse | Prom stars: Janine Jansen, Sakari Oramo, Paloma Faith, Katie Derham and WarHorse
Residents of the Blackstone Valley are encouraged to support the Friends of Rachel Prom Closet by donating new or slightly used prom dresses and accessories, which will be distributed to students struggling to keep up with the various costs connected to prom.
During Geek Prom, two teens met and danced to Taylor Swift as they bonded over their shared love of Harry Potter, which they discovered because they both came dressed as Hogwarts students.
IN THE run-up to the prom season, Johnson & Johnson Vision Care has launched a number of free online 'Prom preparation guides,' offering teenagers advice on a variety of personal care topics.
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KANSAS CITY - You remember your high school prom. While you may have been one of the lucky ones, that guy or gal who blended into the social scene of your school - the one who went to prom with a socially appropriate date - most in the LGBT community are not so lucky.