like a bat out of hell

idiom

informal
: very quickly
Scared, he ran out of the house like a bat out of hell.

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“Like a bat out of hell.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/like%20a%20bat%20out%20of%20hell. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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