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skip off

To leave or depart hastily so as to avoid something or escape with something. I called in sick so we could skip off to Coney Island for the afternoon. That bird just skipped off with one of my French fries!
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skip off (with something)

Fig. to leave and take something with one. The little kid with the freckles skipped off with a candy bar. He took the candy bar I offered him and skipped off.
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skip off

v.
To leave hastily, especially to avoid a problem or a responsibility: The students skipped off to the beach for the afternoon.
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As the community reels from the news of Lance's death, Dermott skips off to confession, presumably believing he's got God on his side - despite the psycho strangling.
Disick obliges, goes inside the station, and leaves Kardashian to entertain the over-eager guy, who skips off after he snaps a couple photos with her, the Daily Mail reported.
"What would you have done if I'd said yes?" Paul coyly asks him tonight, but thankfully we're spared Grayson's detailed answer as Paul skips off to set the date of his wedding to Greyhead Jonny instead.
He wants to tell the world what a fantastic job Sam Allardyce is doing and how Big Sam is the ideal man to lead his country once Sven skips off after the World Cup.
But Emily and Florence persuade him to dress as a woman instead ( and he skips off down the street trilling: "I'm a Lady".
Williams skips off down the street trilling, 'I'm a Lady'.
He finally agrees to an arranged marriage with the neighbors' daughter Rym (Anissa Daoud), but on their wedding night Hamid skips off to a friend's place, where after a frenzied rush of writing he sleeps with his editor Sarah (Amel Djemel).
Co-produced by engineer Cenzo Townshend, the likes of a woozy blues Devil To Kill and the mischievous tumbling electronic ripple of the closing title track (where he skips off to follow the sun) take this some way south of the otherwordly narcotic etherealness and the avant garde/classical textures of his previous albums, but if anything the passion feels even more focused and desperate than ever.
Delighted, he skips off telling Eileen he's going to call the architect and get the ball rolling.
WHEN Ciera Evans skips off to school each day her twin sister Kayley can only watch and wave goodbye.
Goodbye." While he skips off to enjoy a life of carefree courting, pizza call-outs and trendy bachelor pads, she struggles with being the unemployable single mum of two angry teenagers with no money and few friends.
Well, she's not exactly sure, but she skips off to Guangzhou immediately.
Meanwhile, Angelica, pictured, still completely oblivious to the fact Duncan is her real father - despite massive hints from Julian, skips off to London to be an actress.