dash off

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Verb1.dash off - write quicklydash off - write quickly; "She dashed off a note to her husband saying she would not be home for supper"; "He scratched off a thank-you note to the hostess"
authorship, penning, writing, composition - the act of creating written works; "writing was a form of therapy for him"; "it was a matter of disputed authorship"
indite, pen, write, compose - produce a literary work; "She composed a poem"; "He wrote four novels"
2.dash off - write down hastily; "She dashed off a letter to her lawyer"
set down, write down, get down, put down - put down in writing; of texts, musical compositions, etc.
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vilosstürzen; sorry to have to dash off like thises tut mir leid, dass ich so forthetzen muss
vt sep letter, essayhinwerfen; drawing alsomit ein paar Strichen hinwerfen


(dӕʃ) verb
1. to move with speed and violence. A man dashed into a shop.
2. to knock, throw etc violently, especially so as to break. He dashed the bottle to pieces against the wall.
3. to bring down suddenly and violently or to make very depressed. Our hopes were dashed.
1. a sudden rush or movement. The child made a dash for the door.
2. a small amount of something, especially liquid. whisky with a dash of soda.
3. (in writing) a short line (–) to show a break in a sentence etc.
4. energy and enthusiasm. All his activities showed the same dash and spirit.
ˈdashing adjective
smart and lively. a dashing young man; She looks very dashing in her new clothes.
dash off
1. to write quickly. to dash off a letter.
2. to leave hastily. to dash off to the shops.
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The armed man was filmed making a frantic dash off the bus, after which the passenger who fought him off yelled after him "I'm an African, you never take my life
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A couple of bridesmaids were able to dash off the dock, but the rest ended up in waist- or chest-deep water.
But things take an unexpected turn when Chas returns home while they are in a passionate clinch, causing Eve to dash off, leaving an article of clothing behind.
Now that good oul Wes has replaced his garish green souped-up motor, maybe Rosanna won't be so hasty to dash off with the nearest aging billionaire.
The lanky goal-getter was made to pretend that a microwave was a TV, talk about nothing but his 2006 World Cup goal against Trinidad and Tobago, dash off to play keepy-ups on a side street and, surprise, surprise, dredge up that four-year-old robot dance.
McLeish and Blues had to dash off to catch a charter flight for their return journey to Birmingham.