put (someone) to flight


formal + old-fashioned
: to cause (someone) to leave or run away
The rebels were put to flight by the advancing army.

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“Put (someone) to flight.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/put%20%28someone%29%20to%20flight. Accessed 30 Sep. 2023.

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