run someone out of town

run (one) out (of some place)

To chase one away with force or the threat of force or punishment. The sheriff ran the bandits out of town last winter, but it looks like they're back again. The security guard ran us out before we could sneak into the warehouse.
See also: out, run

run someone out of town

force someone to leave a place. chiefly North American
See also: of, out, run, someone, town