run off with (one)

run off with (one)

To escape or depart with someone; to elope. I heard your wife ran off with your accountant. I'm so sorry, Bill. I ran off with my high school boyfriend when I was only 17.
See also: off, run

run off with someone or something

 
1. to take someone or something away, possibly running. (See also run off (with someone).) Fred ran off with Ken. They'll be back in a minute. Who ran off with my dictionary?
2. to capture and take away someone or something; to steal someone or something. The kidnappers ran off with little Valerie. The kids ran off with a whole box of candy, and the storekeeper is going to press charges.
See also: off, run

run off with

1. Make off with; see run away with, def. 1.
2. Capture or carry off, as in The debaters ran off with the state championship.
See also: off, run