make good one's escape

Definition of make good one's escape

  1. :  to escape successfully The prisoners dug a tunnel under the fence and made good their escape.

Word by Word Definitions

makeplay
  1. :  behave, act

    :  to begin or seem to begin (an action)

    :  to cause to happen to or be experienced by someone

  1. :  the manner or style in which a thing is constructed

    :  brand

    :  the physical, mental, or moral constitution of a person

goodplay
  1. :  of a favorable character or tendency

    :  bountiful, fertile

    :  handsome, attractive

  1. :  something that is good

    :  something conforming to the moral order of the universe

    :  praiseworthy character :  goodness

  1. :  well

    : used as an intensive

escapeplay
  1. :  to get away (as by flight)

    :  to issue from confinement

    :  to run wild from cultivation

  1. :  an act or instance of escaping: such as

    :  flight from confinement

    :  evasion of something undesirable

  1. :  providing a means of escape

    :  providing a means of evading a regulation, claim, or commitment


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