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ran off

verb
past tense of run off

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1 to drive or force out
  • the dog often ran off cats and other animals that had intruded upon his owner's property

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2 to get free from a dangerous or confining situation
  • their rebellious daughter's run off because she was disciplined again

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3 to hasten away from something dangerous or frightening
  • the mouse ran off as soon as it saw us

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“Ran off.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ran%20off. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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