take to one's heels

idiom

Definition of take to one's heels

: to begin to run away They took to their heels when they saw the policeman approaching.

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“Take to one's heels.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%20to%20one%27s%20heels. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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