trot off

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trot off

To depart to or away from some place very quickly or briskly. I've got to trot off to a meeting now, so we'll have to catch up another time! Just as I turned around, I spotted some young punk trotting off with my expensive camera.
See also: off, trot

trot off

v.
To proceed briskly: I left work at noon and trotted off to the gym.
See also: off, trot
References in classic literature ?
Perhaps you'll kindly let me have it, and I'll trot off to my work.'
Forgettable songs and an achingly bright colour scheme accompany Princess Twilight and her friends as they trot off to recruit the queen of the Hippogriffs.
So Princess Twilight and her friends trot off to recruit the queen of the Hippogriffs to help free their kingdom.
What do they do, take your old windows out and then trot off to the tip with them while providing you with the dream double glazing of your choice and all for free.
So then they trot off to Rebekah Brooks' wedding and arrange sleepovers and birthday dos for her.
Coun Deirde Alden (Con, Edgbaston), who chaired the meeting, said: "You're saying pregnant Birmingham women should trot off to Coventry to give birth is really acceptable for the second city?" Mike Wyldes, of the Heart of England Foundation Trust, said women could go to Heartlands Hospital and Good Hope Hospital where two on-call rooms were being "fashioned" into delivery rooms, but work would not be completed until the summer.
Nonequestrians can trot off to the Bruadar Country Fair with attractions from falconry demonstrations to a vintage and classic tractor cavalcade or stock up with organic meats, fine wines and chutneys at the Food Hall.
They are expected to attend the Commons should an important issue arise, they nod their heads like donkeys, say the expected "aye ayes" then trot off to their subsidised dining room for cheap food and drinks.
After hearing so many Labour MPs promise to fight in their local communities to save the services it is appalling that they could then trot off to London and vote in favour of closing them.
I'm sure Richard didn't trot off to the airfield that day without telling his wife about the risks involved.
Nowadays people no longer trot off to lake cabins for a few weeks' summer stay like they did a half century ago.
Trot off to Turkey and your pockets will bulge with the local currency.
Of course the trouble with too many politicians is they no longer serve an apprenticeship out in the real world before they trot off to Parliament.
A GILL SAYS: TROT off to Haggerston Castle near Berwick-upon-Tweed and book your grandchildren Pony Club sessions at the stables.
Every fourth year, coinciding with Leap Year, this nation has the opportunity to trot off to the polls to elect a president.