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beat feet

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  • to hurry, hustle, esp. when departing.
    We better beat feet or we'll be late.
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    Last edited on Aug 30 2003. Submitted by Morgan D. from Seattle, WA, USA on Aug 30 2003.

  • to run

    Last edited on Apr 03 2005. Submitted by BARRY T. on Apr 03 2005.

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break chocks

  • to leave in a hurry or abruptly. Originated from military personnel pulling out from an area, or comparing an aircraft that would "pull chocks" to taxi and take off.
    Let's break chocks.
    My crew was late for the concert so we had to break chocks from the party.

    Last edited on May 06 2011. Submitted by Chris W. from Las Vegas, NV 89141, USA on Feb 27 2003.

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shake a leg

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  • to hurry.
                                                                                                                         

    Citation from "There's a Lot to Miss About the Jungle", Off The Map (TV), Season 1 Episode 13 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
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    Last edited on May 02 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 31 2009.

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