run off with
phrasal to carry off ; steal <
ran off with the money
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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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 — index carry away, hold up (rob), jostle (pickpocket), kidnap, poach Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …   Law 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

  • 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

  • run off with — Australian Slang 1. steal; 2. elope; 3. leave one s spouse in order to co habit with another person …   English dialects glossary

  • run off with someone — 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

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