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skip town

To leave town secretly and/or hastily. You can't just skip town every time you end a relationship. I think Adam skipped town—no one has seen or heard from him in weeks.
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On the final day, however, it was apparent most attendees opted to skip town early.
One trick scammers use is selling low-cost items to gather positive feedback and then auction off a big-ticket item and skip town without sending it.
And so the dreams keep coming, filling his sleep with divine designs so new and troubling that another man might certainly skip town and head off the coming era of responsibility.
The Jernigans' operation appears to defy every rule in the world of rapacious team owners forever poised to reap massive public subsidies for stadiums and arenas but willing to skip town and jilt fans if another city offers a better deal.
Note her humiliated, energetic struggle against the dental burden; note the overbite's gusto, its refusal to back down or skip town. The eyes, too, are abject; they want to transcend the tropic mouth, after seasons of ridicule.
Meanwhile, the Cleveland Browns' Art Modell and other owners skip town for greener pastures, and corporate Cowboys such as Jerry Jones pocket millions in revenues through independent marketing deals that snub the NFL's antebellum revenue-sharing arrangements.
Will Ryan abandon his plans to skip town or will he find another way to spend his life with Ava?
Thomas has plans to skip town instead, but when Mallory jumps in his car, the night and his future become a lot less certain.
lilyhammer bbC4 10pm NEW SERIES New York Mobster Frank (The Sopranos' Steven Van Zandt, above) has to skip town after angering his new boss.
But I still listen to this and think that one day I'll skip town, play this song too much on my road trip out West and give her a hug when I get there.
She confided in sexy bad-boy lover Sean that she was going to make Max think she'd given in before wiping him clean of everything in his life, then they could skip town with the kids and the money for a new life.
Factory owners have been known to lock up plants in the dead of the night and skip town to avoid total financial ruin.
One day, when she's also looking after the young daughter (Zhu Jiayue) of some friends, her life changes: her wares are confiscated by police, the friends skip town and abandon their kid, and her husband, Xu Changgeng (Li Longjun), is arrested after he blinds a fellow gambler (Wu Shengli) in a mahjong game.