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Fly The Coop meaning in English

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Fly The Coop

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Verb

1. break away, bunk, escape, fly the coop, head for the hills, hightail it, lam, run, run away, scarper, scat, take to the woods, turn tail

flee; take to one's heels; cut and run

Example Sentences:
'If you see this man, run!'
'The burglars escaped before the police showed up'

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Fly The Coop

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US and Canadian informal
to leave suddenly

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Fly The Coop

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Slang
to escape, as from a jail

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Fly The Coop

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n.
1. A small enclosure or cage, as for poultry or small animals.
2. A cramped or uncomfortably confined space.
3. Slang A jail or prison.
tr.v. cooped, coop·ing, coops
1. To confine or keep (poultry, for example) in a coop.
2. To confine in a small or cramped space. Often used with up: was cooped up in the cabin during the storm.

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