beetle off


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Verb1.beetle off - leave suddenly and as if in a hurrybeetle off - leave suddenly and as if in a hurry; "The listeners bolted when he discussed his strange ideas"; "When she started to tell silly stories, I ran out"
go forth, leave, go away - go away from a place; "At what time does your train leave?"; "She didn't leave until midnight"; "The ship leaves at midnight"
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w>beetle off

vi (inf)abschwirren (inf)
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Mr Hammond will do a bit of glad-handing, no doubt, utter a few smooth bromides and then beetle off back to London.
Just pick the blister beetle off the plant and drop in the can.
After all, even though it was long past their bedtimes, it was dark, and everyone wanted to beetle off to the ball, the Duchess of Kent couldn't stop herself and had halted for her annual gab with the ball boys.