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sally forth

1. To leap out and rush forward very suddenly. We're waiting for some cover fire before we sally forth. The cat hunched behind the sofa in wait, then sallied forth to catch the mouse.
2. To set out, as on some journey, trip, excursion, etc. I spent the week getting everything in order before sallying forth to Europe. As hard as it may be, all parents should urge their children to sally forth to different parts of the country or the world after they finish grade school.
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sally forth

to go forth; to leave and go out. The soldiers sallied forth from behind the stone wall. Well, it's time to sally forth and drive to work.
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Rock was one of the teachers there and he would sally forth to clean up in Midland PGA events.
Sally Forth, of the Hartlepool Anti-Social Behaviour Unit, said the scheme helped young people "to take responsibility for their actions."
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From their base at Longhirst Hall they will sally forth on daily trips to view landmarks associated with the Ogle family which was prominent in both Northumberland and British history.
More balanced, more adventurous, my children put their trust in themselves and the Almighty and sally forth into the unknown.
I've almost decided to buy it and sally forth in it to look at the celandines while they're still in their prime.
The opposite notion is that people use the internet to compare prices then sally forth to a real shop where they can touch and see what they are getting.
Enter germaphobe Morrison (Harold), who sits in his car all day, unwilling to sally forth into the microbe-crawling streets, jotting down notes for what's presumably the sequel to his first book, the fittingly titled "Notes From a Vehicle." He holds strained conversations with his painfully aloof father in his parents' luxurious home, and performs complex sanitary ablutions involving surgical caps and sterilized gauze in the stainless steel bathroom of his own apartment.
So sally forth soon and find some properly-reared British chicken, or if you happen to be on holiday in France, look for Label Rouge (red label) or one of the other labels of assurance.
At any rate, you must sally forth and pursue, pursue, my dear.
As to the perplexing issue of whether to let the engine warm up or sally forth when temperatures dip, Sues recommends: "If possible, run the engine and heater just long enough to remove the chill to conserve gasoline."
The crude shelters become home, where they raise their (many) children and from where they sally forth to earn a living.
So at 5.30am on the Joyous Morn, I quietly closed my door in Canal Street, hoping that I'd see my wife, two-year-old daughter and six-month-old son ere long, mounted my trusty Raleigh bike and headed for Curran Road vehicle depot, there to unplug my charged-up chariot and sally forth onto the dark, deserted streets to Cathays milk depot to load up.
She is not alone in stepping up in trip for today's race and, although three-time 1m2f winner Amazing Blue Sky may well find it of no benefit, it remains to be seen how handicap debutante Sally Forth fares, while topweight Curacao is another set to relish every yard.
How about Stan Dupp, Gilda Lily and Sally Forth? Any more?