walk off with
phrasal 1. a. to steal and take away b. to take over unexpectedly from someone else ; steal 1d <
walked off with the show
>
2. to win or gain especially by outdoing one's competitors without difficulty

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • walk off with — verb a) To steal, especially by surreptitiously removing an unguarded item. While Mike Donovan was engaged in his contest with Paul, his companion had quietly walked off with the shirt. b) To win, as in a contest and especially without… …   Wiktionary

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