run off with

run off with
index carry away, hold up (rob), jostle (pickpocket), kidnap, poach

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • run off with — (someone) to leave your partner or home to begin a new relationship with someone. He has run off with a woman he met at the office …   New idioms dictionary

  • run off with — (something) to take something that does not belong to you. The dog ran off with my shoe …   New idioms dictionary

  • run off with — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms run off with : present tense I/you/we/they run off with he/she/it runs off with present participle running off with past tense ran off with past participle run off with informal 1) run off with someone to… …   English dictionary

  • run off with — verb a) (someone) To leave with someone with the intention of living with them or marrying them. Usually in secret because other people think it is wrong. The chief accountant has run off with his secretary! b) (something) To steal or abscond. He …   Wiktionary

  • ˌrun ˈoff with sb — phrasal verb informal to secretly leave a place with someone in order to marry them or have a sexual relationship with them They said Phil had run off with his wife s best friend.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • run off with — phrasal : to carry off : steal * * * informal steal the treasurer had run off with the pension funds …   Useful english dictionary

  • run off with — phrasal to carry off ; steal < ran off with the money > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • run off with — (smth) go away with someone, elope My sister ran off with her boyfriend and got married when she was quite young …   Idioms and examples

  • run off with — he ran off with her money See steal 1. 1) …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • Run off with — 1. steal; 2. elope; 3. leave one s spouse in order to co habit with another person …   Dictionary of Australian slang

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