head for the hills

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Verb1.head for the hills - fleehead for the hills - flee; take to one's heels; cut and run; "If you see this man, run!"; "The burglars escaped before the police showed up"
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"
flee, take flight, fly - run away quickly; "He threw down his gun and fled"
skedaddle - run away, as if in a panic
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WIndeed, for the past few years, the official end point for the north west's musical festival calendar has been signified by one specific event: Ramsbottom's Head For The Hills Festival.
This signature sporting event saw more than 200 runners of mixed ability leave Eston town centre and head for the hills.
Get ready to pack those picnic baskets and head for the hills - at least the Dubai Hills, for a free outdoor cinema experience.
Colorado-based bluegrass band Head for the Hills plays at 8 p.m.
Leo should head for the hills in Argentina and celebrate.
nodding off that is; Khan't we just pick up our free bottle of bubbly and head for the hills?; These fashion shows just go yawn and yawn; Hugh's that guy hiding in the back row?; Champagne Charlie finally Grants us a smile and gets fizzy with it when the free bubbly appears..
Brecon Beacons National Park spokeswoman Samantha Games said, 'If you can see clearly how much weight you could lose on a single cycle run it is a big incentive to head for the hills with your bike.
As for the substance of the book, well, I don't think I'm giving anything away if I tell you that the answer Podhoretz offers to the question posed in his tide is not "No, She's Invincible, Head for the Hills," but "Yes, And here Are the Eleven Herbs and Spices in My Secret Stop Hillary Recipe." But before he gets to that point, Podhoretz has to explain why Hillary presents such a terrible danger and why she will nonetheless be so hard to beat.
A new pastor watches folks head for the hills because he welcomes Spanish-speaking Catholics hitherto ignored by the old regime.
'LIVING in south Anglesey, with views of Snowdonia from my home, I have lost count of the number of times we made a spur-of-the-moment decision to jump in the car and head for the hills - usually along the A4086 - joining it from the B4547 at Brynrefail, at one end of Padarn Lake.
The latest satellite navigation system makes light work of finding your way around the winding country roads if you are really going off the beaten track for a hike, and the radio/CD player will keep you entertained as you head for the hills.