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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
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Inset: The truck speeds off with the BMW in hot pursuit
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FULL STORY: PAGE 3 HURLED INTO THE AIR: They are catapulted by the impact THROWN INTO THE ROAD: The aunt and child left in the road SHOCK: Passers-by rush to their aid as car speeds off