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run along

to leave. Please run along and leave me alone. I have to run along now. Good-bye.
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run along

Go away, leave, as in I'll be running along now; I'm already late. This expression is also used as an imperative to tell someone to go away, as in Run along, children, I have work to do. [Early 1800s]
See also: run

run along

v.
To go away; leave. Used chiefly as a command: Why don't you run along and play outside now?
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