run off


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leave suddenly and as if in a hurry

run away secretly with one's beloved

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run off as waste

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reproduce by xerography

decide (a contest or competition) by a runoff

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If she saw him she would run off at full speed and soon come back with something in a tin or basket, some hot soup or pudding Polly had ready.
To his dismay and astonishment he found a Giant lying at the entrance of the wood; he was about to run off as fast as his legs could carry him, when the Giant called out: 'Don't be afraid, I won't harm you.
Set out before it gets hot, and when you are going, walk nicely and quietly and do not run off the path, or you may fall and break the bottle, and then your grandmother will get nothing; and when you go into her room, don't forget to say, "Good morning", and don't peep into every corner before you do it.'
Fiona added: "Flirt had run off a week before that and came straight back.
Partially offsetting these positive characteristics include the company's risk profile that is potentially subject to change based on future acquisitions and capital needs, reserves that are long-tailed and are thus highly volatile, sizable reinsurance recoverable balance from runoff business and expansion into active non-life business and life run-off that adds risks outside of the company's core non-life run off business.