running away

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the act of leaving (without permission) the place you are expected to be

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When we tell people we are running away to Gretna, everyone is delighted for us.
There should be no conversation that's too uncomfortable to have with your child, and discussing the tough stuff could really make a difference and help stop them running away.
Yarmand pledged his commitment to ending abuses by the police, saying that all police had been instructed that running away is not a crime.
Our goal is to identify long-term effects of running away from home so we can better educate parents, teachers, and other adults to get involved, address the issues, and ultimately prevent a runaway situation.
Young people use running away as a coping mechanism but can be unaware of the dangers they put themselves in," explains Elise Noblet, a project worker at the charity's Manchester-based Safe In The City programme.
It is clear that helping to prevent young people running away would have real social benefits.
The policemen scuffled with the defendants when they tried to prevent them from running away.
I think you have to sit back and think why these "maids" are running away from you.
Pergamit titled "On the Lifetime Prevalence of Running Away from Home.
So any farmer who has trouble with his workers running away must have had some kind of poor working conditions or bad pay.
In fact, they contend that a history of running away "may be an important social characteristic in adolescents' medical histories.
Vice President of the Recruiting Agents Association, Adel Harb, said that there are around 75,000 foreign domestic workers in Jordan, with 5,000-6,000 unaccounted for after running away from their employersAAE houses.
Kevin Firth, director of the LPS, says: "Firstly we would advise tenants that running away from financial difficulties is never the best way to deal with them.
This article describes a functional, behaviour analytic approach to reducing running away through assessing the motivations for running away, involving the young people in the assessment process and implementing interventions to enhance the reinforcing value of placements for adolescents, thereby reducing the probability of running away and associated unsafe periods.
With so many people running away, everybody knows somebody who has been affected.