skip town

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Synonyms for skip town

disappear without notifying anyone (idiom)

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Lord Keynes said in the long run we are dead, he forgot to mention that in the short run we get a margin call and must then skip town.
Those of us who haven't since vanished in a puff of credit card debt must remember those days, when many companies had a sweepstake on which member of staff would next have to skip town leaving a trail of debt carnage in their wake, while taking endless calls from banks begging customers to borrow more money.
NEW SERIES New York Mobster Frank (The Sopranos' Steven Van Zandt, above) has to skip town after angering his new boss.
But as we catch up with her this week, it seems more likely that she's going to skip town with - you guessed it - David Wicks.
When temperatures rise in New York City, apartment buyers skip town -- or so goes the conventional wisdom.
And every time Washington tries to tip off Islamabad to a raid, it seems, the targets of the raid seem to conveniently skip town. No wonder the US kept the mother of all unilateral strikes - the mission to kill Osama bin Laden - a secret from their erstwhile allies in Pakistan.
Summary: Monaco's royal palace has vehemently denied a report that the fiancee of Prince Albert tried to skip town a week before their wedding.
Even more important, when a defendant does skip town, the bounty hunters are the ones who pursue justice with the greatest determination and energy.
home & away XAVIER admits he heard Mink reveal the truth about what really happened to her stepdad, and she's so terrified he will spread her secret that she decides to skip town.
Not wanting to let a pro franchise skip town under his watch, Indianapolis Mayor Bart Peterson cobbled together a deal under which the city would impose a new tax to pay the vast majority of the project's cost, provided the Colts put up a small stake to show the city their loyalty.
So the best solution, for some, might be to skip town during the U.S.
Ingram is expected to join KAIT in early June, and Fortenberry will skip town about 10 days later.
Louis (Levaret), a two-bit poker player with vaguely shady connections, finds it expedient to skip town for a while, and so reluctantly takes the kid up on his offer.
They had no cars and little money to skip town on the fly.
In the shame of discord, some of us skip town or otherwise check out.