take to the woods
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|Verb||1.||take to the woods - flee; take to one's heels; cut and run; "If you see this man, run!"; "The burglars escaped before the police showed up"|
fly the coop, head for the hills, hightail it, lam, run away, scarper, scat, turn tail, run, bunk, break away, escape
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"
skedaddle - run away, as if in a panic