do a runner

idiom

Definition of do a runner

British, informal
: to leave a place quickly by running especially to avoid paying a bill or to escape punishment

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“Do a runner.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/do%20a%20runner. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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