take to heels


take to heels
take to (your) heels to run away quickly.

As soon as they saw the soldiers coming, they took to their heels.


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  • take to your heels — mainly literary phrase to run away from someone, especially because you have done something wrong Thesaurus: to escape from a place or situationsynonym to runsynonym Main entry: heel * * * take to your heels : to begin to run away …   Useful english dictionary

  • take to one's heels — also[show a clean pair of heels] {v. phr.} To begin to run or run away. * /When he heard the police coming, the thief took to his heels./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • take to one's heels — also[show a clean pair of heels] {v. phr.} To begin to run or run away. * /When he heard the police coming, the thief took to his heels./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • take\ to\ one's\ heels — • take to one s heels • show a clean pair of heels v. phr. To begin to run or run away. When he heard the police coming, the thief took to his heels …   Словарь американских идиом

  • take to your heels — If you take to your heels, you run away …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • take to your heels — take to (your) heels to run away quickly. As soon as they saw the soldiers coming, they took to their heels …   New idioms dictionary

  • take to one's heels — index flee Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • take to one's heels — ► take to one s heels run away. Main Entry: ↑heel …   English terms dictionary

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