take/find/seek refuge

idiom

: to go to or into a place for shelter or protection from danger or trouble
We took refuge in a nearby barn during the storm.
We found refuge from the storm in a nearby barn.
They sought refuge in another country.
often used figuratively
After the death of her husband, she took/sought/found refuge in her music.

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“Take/find/seek refuge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%2Ffind%2Fseek%20refuge. Accessed 7 Dec. 2022.

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