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Rush off   /rəʃ ɔf/   Listen
Rush off

Depart in a hurry.  Synonym: rush away.

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"Rush off" Quotes from Famous Books

... party begins to fear itself about to be surrounded. Vain are the last exhortations of the officers to rally them. "Every man for himself!" rings the cry; and with one mad impulse the defeated hoplites rush off the field in a rout. Since they have been at close grip with their enemies, and now must turn their ill-protected backs to the pursuing spears, the massacre of the defeated side is sometimes great. Yet not so great as might ...
— A Day In Old Athens • William Stearns Davis

... is the kind of monsters these men are. They beg and tease and protest until we women take pity on them and marry them, and then when the woman's chances for getting a good man are all spoiled, they rush off on the slightest provocation to America, or India, or Australia, or China, or some other barbarous place, and all a woman can do is to mope and threaten that next time she will ...
— The Wedge of Gold • C. C. Goodwin

... calculated to disgust rather than amuse the spectator. The unfortunate sheep, which is still hanging to the pole, is finally thrown to the ground after several attempts have been made to climb the pole. The fruits and products are seized by the clowns, who rush off with them, and every one connected with the tribe seem to be highly satisfied with the outcome of the day's proceedings, and the ...
— My Native Land • James Cox

... of a deserter, and I suppose you'll rush off to a Cosmic meeting the night of the Sale, and leave ...
— Patty Blossom • Carolyn Wells

... perhaps. Impossible. But at any rate he would waste a lot of money on them. The old man was tenacious in his hates, but also in his affections. He had known that beast Willems from a boy. They would make it up in a year or so. Everything is possible: why did he not rush off at first and kill the brute? That would have been more ...
— An Outcast of the Islands • Joseph Conrad

Words linked to "Rush off" :   go forth, go away, leave

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