make a bolt for

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Definition of make a bolt for

: make a quick try to reach : run for When he saw the police, he made a bolt for the door.

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“Make a bolt for.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/make%20a%20bolt%20for. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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