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Run-off

DEFINITION

A.) Oust. Forcibly eject. “We run off the scamming salesman from town.”

B.) Elope. Leave your husband/family, often with another lover. “After he got  her pregnant, he run off with some other gal and left town.”

C.) Make copies. “I asked the secretary to run off copies before the meeting”.

  “I ran-off several pages of this story about the young man who tempted the farmer’s daughter to run-off with him. But, the farmer got his gun and run-off the youngster who never returned.”

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