Synonyms of 'take to your heels'
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fleeDictionary, escape, run away or offHe stood, for a moment, then took to his heels.
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If you escape from a place, you succeed in getting away from it.
A prisoner has escaped from a jail in Northern England.
hook it (slang)
do a runner (slang)
do a bunk (British, slang)
fly the coop (US, Canadian, informal)
make a break for it
slip through your fingers
take a powder (US, Canadian, slang)
make your getaway
take it on the lam (US, Canadian, slang)
break free or out
make or effect your escape
run away or off
do a Skase (Australian, informal)
to run off hastily
Thesaurus for take to your heels from the Collins English Thesaurus