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speed off

To leave or depart very quickly or hastily, especially by driving. The criminals sped off just before the police arrived. He sped off when he heard the teachers approaching.
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speed off

v.
To leave or drive off rapidly: She hopped in her car and sped off. The ambulance sped off to the hospital.
See also: off, speed
References in classic literature ?
'Fly down and ask what the matter is,' he said to the little bird, who sped off like lightning and soon returned saying:
Then Lord John released his brakes, slid his lever rapidly from first to third, and we sped off upon the strangest drive that ever human beings have taken since man first came upon the earth.
A MAN with a uniform fetish sped off with two policemen hanging out of his car after they caught him posing as an officer.
figure By SHABAN MAKOKHA class="MsoNormalThe clampdown on errant public transport motorists nearly turned tragic in Mumias on Tuesday, as a matatu driver sped off with a female police officer in his car.
Shogunle said: 'Men on motorcycle shot a man standing in front of the bank on the leg and sped off. Victim rushed to the hospital and in a stable condition.
Dubai: A bootlegger has been accused of assaulting a policeman as he sped off by car while the latter held on to a handcuff clasped to his hand during arrest.
Witnesses told probers that the gunman sped off toward Broadway Avenue after the attack.
The vehicles involved in the Saturday incident sped off and their owners are yet to be traced.
A WANTED man sped off after police arrived at a Milnsbridge pub to arrest him, a court heard.
With traffic backed up behind and a clear road ahead, they then sped off.
AN uninsured driver panicked when she saw a police car in Coventry and sped off before crashing.
On a check post, the FC officials signalled a vehicle to stop but the driver sped off and abandoned the vehicle after a few meters drive and fled.
A quad bike and a scrambler bike rode alongside two horses with riders on and sped off causing a loud noise.
Sharjah: Sharjah Police have launched a hunt for a man who sped off in a car with a woman clinging on to the vehicle's hood for quite a distance between Al Qadisiya area to the Civil Defence roundabout in the city on New Year Eve on Wednesday.
It was then alleged, while one of the female passengers was getting out, Maroufi sped off, with her leg stuck out of the door.