sneak away


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sneak away (from some place)

To leave, depart, or move away from some place in a quiet, sneaky, inconspicuous, or furtive manner. I snuck away from the party when things started getting so rowdy. I'll distract them so you have a chance to sneak away.
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sneak away (from some place)

to go away from a place quietly and in secret. Jeff tried to sneak away from the party, but Judy saw him. They sneaked away together.
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Her parents don't approve, and the couple must sneak away at parties to make love and be together.
Even in today's text, he cannot sneak away for a minute without someone hunting him down.
I don't think a draw ever feels like a win but we worked extremely hard to sneak away.
The Haverfordwest- born fop, whose parents were from Newport, says: 'We do sneak away for weekends now and again.'
Although Reynolds' roommate and AA support bully, Herman managed to sneak away for a couple of drinks with the real men.
Some are similar to their modern definitions: Abscond once meant to be hidden rather than to actively sneak away. Others sharply contrast: a riddle was once only a hole made by a bullet.
The plan worked in this instance, since I was unable to sneak away to meet the only person in Riyadh or Jeddah who, according to my Human Rights Watch contact, was willing to speak on the record criticizing the regime.
Best place to sneak away for an afternoon (with a cooler and perhaps a friend, a fly rod, or a good book):
The promo gives consumers a chance to win $5,000 towards a luxury "sneak away" vacation home for an entire summer.
Growing up outside Boston, a young Petgrave would sneak away to Logan Airport to watch helicopters take off and land.
I am my guest why deny it but at times I am also a stranger to myself when my unmannered host looks at me I begin to feel gratuitous and I sneak away
We can leave the family behind and sneak away for the weekend!" Brian Ness, Carnoustie "Here with my father-in-law who has followed Scotland for years but never made it to a World Cup Finals."
Then, rather than help, she seizes her opportunity to sneak away.