go into hiding

idiom

: to go to a secret place where one will not be found
She went into hiding to avoid reporters and television cameras.

Examples of go into hiding in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web After welcoming a new child, former supervillain Gru (Steve Carell) and his family must go into hiding as a nemesis from his past emerges and seeks revenge. Jordana Comiter, Peoplemag, 3 July 2024 The premise of the movie is that alien robots go into hiding on Earth as vehicles, everyday items or even insects. Greg Wehner, Fox News, 9 June 2024 Once daylight savings time starts, the whistles go into hiding in the NBA. Dieter Kurtenbach, The Mercury News, 13 Apr. 2024 Belgium’s justice minister had to go into hiding in 2022 after threats on his life from organized crime. Gerrit De Vynck, Washington Post, 20 Jan. 2024 Even those refugees face a future of uncertainty, many still waiting to be admitted to the US and other Western nations, while some have been waiting so long they were forcibly deported back to Afghanistan and had to go into hiding. Jessie Yeung, CNN, 15 Aug. 2023 Both women remain anonymous for fears of their safety, but online trolls have been able to identify them and posted their details online, forcing the women to leave their respective homes and go into hiding, according to Pinter. Morgan Winsor, ABC News, 15 July 2023 Moss and Freeman were subject to intense harassment following the false accusations, and were forced to go into hiding due to death threats and racial slurs. Julie Coleman, Forbes, 21 June 2022 The authors of a new paper on the impact of Covid-19 lockdown measures may also have to go into hiding, for revealing their true impact on everyday people. Mario Loyola, National Review, 3 Feb. 2022

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“Go into hiding.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/go%20into%20hiding. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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