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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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Note her humiliated, energetic struggle against the dental burden; note the overbite's gusto, its refusal to back down or skip town.
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.
He later called Peter and told him he shouldn't leave PC, even though Peter was attempting to resign from his position at Aurora Media and skip town after Faison's death.
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.
Nothing was solved by Tuesday's 108-91 rout of the Atlanta Hawks, but it was enough that the Lakers could shut down an inferior team - one that beat them this season - get O'Neal some down time and skip town with their sizable egos intact.
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.
But Charlie is about to skip town, hoping the falling snow will cover his tracks.
He decides to continue to pose as the wealthy man, clean out his bank account and skip town, until his wife (Loy) complicates the plan.
Unaware that Victor is the last person she should be seeking advice from, she will go to him first, clutching the fake passports he provided to her and Adam so they could skip town the night he died.
In tonight's episode Steve is threatening to skip town because Tony has found out what he really does for a living.
Sterling, and his refusal to spend NBA market-value money to make sure his players don't become free agents and skip town.