take it on the lam

idiom

Definition of take it on the lam

: to try to escape used mainly to suggest or imitate the language of old movies about gangstersShe stole a lot of money from her employer and took it on the lam.

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“Take it on the lam.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%20it%20on%20the%20lam. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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