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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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She packed her things, left a note and her engagement ring behind for Nick, and initially skipped town with both Connor and Christian.
Gemma (Suranne Jones) moved out, texted Simon (Bertie Carvel) a picture of the 'for sale' sign, with the message "You win", and skipped town with son Tom (Tom Taylor).
Gemma (Suranne Jones) moved out, texted Simon (Bertie Carvel) a picture of the for sale sign, with the message "You win", and skipped town with son Tom (Tom Taylor).
He might have thought he'd left it all behind when he first skipped town, but nobody really just walks away.
The invoice, from Geneva-based Golden Limousine Services and addressed to the Saudi mission there, says the princess skipped town after failing to pay any of the 1.
When every Friday the 13th rolled around, the gang skipped town, roaring in unison to wreak havoc on small towns and bars that dared serve them -- or refused to serve them -- all congregating in Port Dover on Lake Erie for mayhem and an inevitable murder or maiming of a rival gang member.
It was apt that Llambias skipped town just hours before King landed at Glasgow Airport and the departing chief executive left demanding King showed the colour of his money and the name of his Nomad.
NEW YORK -- A California man who skipped town after being accused of molesting a boy was killed and three law enforcement officers trying to arrest him were wounded in a daytime shootout inside a small smoke shop in one of New York's most bustling neighborhoods, officials said Monday.
Mison, who met with Justice Secretary Leila de Lima, told reporters that they were still verifying the indictees who may have skipped town.
The original contractor he hired, Jim Norris with Little Rock's Sphere Building Services, didn't do much work and skipped town with $31,000 of Davidson's money, he said.
When he skipped town, Ford was in possession of several motorcycles belonging to Henry, a ruthless drug dealer and leader of the Hellions biker gang.
Shortly before he was expected to take the stand, Luster withdrew funds from his brokerage accounts, found a caretaker for his dog, and skipped town on a $1 million bail bond.
So, rather than dick around where their dicking was not welcome, Coomers and O'Mara skipped town.
The producer made big promises about bringing in Roberta Flack and Yoko Ono, but instead, she skipped town.
Never the most devoted mum, Monica promptly skipped town, and the Gallagher clan, with the exception of Frank of course, have been taking it in turns to look after the newest addition to the family.