make a run for it

dash for safety, make a speedy escape

He made a run for it as soon as the class finished.


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  • make\ a\ run\ for\ it — • run for it • make a run for it v. phr. To dash for safety; make a speedy escape. The bridge the soldiers were on started to fall down and they had to run for it. The policeman shouted for the robber to stop, but the robber made a run for if …   Словарь американских идиом

  • make a run for it — (make a) run for it to hurry away from something. We d better run for it or we ll get wet. After a few days in the prison camp, Riney decided to make a run for it …   New idioms dictionary

  • make a run for it — phrase to suddenly start running because you want to escape He saw the guard was looking the other way and made a run for it. Thesaurus: to escape from a place or situationsynonym Main entry: run …   Useful english dictionary

  • (make a) run for it — attempt to escape by running away. → run …   English new terms dictionary

  • make a run for it — to suddenly run fast in order to escape from somewhere or get to somewhere. When the guard turned away, the two prisoners made a run for it. Let s make a run for it as soon as the rain lets up a bit …   New idioms dictionary

  • make a run for it — to suddenly start running because you want to escape He saw the guard was looking the other way and made a run for it …   English dictionary

  • make a run for something — phrase to run towards something trying to reach it Maddie made a run for the exit. Thesaurus: to runsynonym Main entry: run …   Useful english dictionary

  • make a run for something — to run towards something trying to reach it Maddie made a run for the exit …   English dictionary

  • make a break for it — verb To attempt to escape; to flee; to run away. By Gar! it was as well that he made a break for it before the note reached us! I guess he wont show his face in this valley again. Syn: make a run for it …   Wiktionary

  • make a bolt for it — make a ˈbolt for sth | make a ˈbolt for it idiom to run away very fast, in order to escape Main entry: ↑boltidiom …   Useful english dictionary

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