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bug out

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1 to hasten away from something dangerous or frightening
  • the ground soldiers bugged out just before the start of the aerial bombing

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2 to leave a place often for another
  • the strange visitor bugged out without so much as saying a word

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The first known use of bug out was in 1950

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“Bug out.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bug%20out. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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