make a bolt for it

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Definition of make a bolt for it

: to try to escape : run away The thief made a bolt for it.

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“Make a bolt for it.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/make%20a%20bolt%20for%20it. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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