see for dust


see for dust
(not) see (someone) for dust British & Australian, informal if you say that you won't see someone for dust, you mean that they will leave a place very quickly, usually in order to avoid something.

If you tell her that Jim's coming, you won't see her for dust!


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  • not see for dust — (not) see (someone) for dust British & Australian, informal if you say that you won t see someone for dust, you mean that they will leave a place very quickly, usually in order to avoid something. If you tell her that Jim s coming, you won t see… …   New idioms dictionary

  • see someone for dust — (not) see (someone) for dust British & Australian, informal if you say that you won t see someone for dust, you mean that they will leave a place very quickly, usually in order to avoid something. If you tell her that Jim s coming, you won t see… …   New idioms dictionary

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  • not see someone for dust — (not) see (someone) for dust British & Australian, informal if you say that you won t see someone for dust, you mean that they will leave a place very quickly, usually in order to avoid something. If you tell her that Jim s coming, you won t see… …   New idioms dictionary

  • you would not see someone for dust — british informal phrase used for saying that someone would leave a place very quickly in order to avoid trouble or responsibility If you asked him to lend you money you wouldn’t see him for dust. Thesaurus: to leave a place or person quickly or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • not see someone for dust — ► not see someone for dust find that a person has made a hasty departure. Main Entry: ↑dust …   English terms dictionary

  • you would not see someone for dust — British informal used for saying that someone would leave a place very quickly in order to avoid trouble or responsibility If you asked him to lend you money you wouldn t see him for dust …   English dictionary

  • not see someone for dust — find that a person has made a hasty departure. → dust …   English new terms dictionary

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