go off with

idiom

1
chiefly British : to leave (a spouse, partner, etc.) in order to live with and have a sexual relationship with (someone)
He left his wife and went off with some young thing.
2
: to take away (something that belongs to someone else) : to steal
Someone went off with my wallet.

Examples of go off with in a Sentence

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“Go off with.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/go%20off%20with. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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