make oneself scarce

idiom

Definition of make oneself scarce

informal
: to leave so as not to be seen in a certain place You'd better make yourself scarce before my parents get home.

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“Make oneself scarce.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/make%20oneself%20scarce. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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