speed off


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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.
See also: off, speed

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
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She is liasing with the Metropolitan Police anti-terrorism branch after reporting seeing a motorcyclist speed off minutes before the bombs exploded.
She is liaising with the Metropolitan Police anti-terrorism branch after reporting seeing a motorcyclist speed off minutes before the bombs exploded.
Finally he leaped into an Audi driven by Hedley Jenkins and told him to speed off, firing 30-40 shots which put two police cars out of action.