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scurry along

To scarper, scamper, or bound onward or over the length of something very quickly. Often used as an imperative, sometimes sarcastically or condescendingly. I let the dogs off their leashes so they could just scurry along on their own. The kids scurried along the path to see who could get back home the fastest. Why don't you just scurry along and stop bothering me, eh?
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scurry away

To scarper, scamper, or bound away very quickly. The dogs all scurried away the moment I took them off their leashes. I turned on the light and saw hundreds of cockroaches scurrying away into the corners of the filthy room. Why don't you kids just scurry away and stop bothering me, OK?
See also: away, scurry
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scurry along

to run or scamper along fast. The children scurried along, trotting to school. We scurried along the trail, keeping watch out for things that might trip us up.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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