speed off

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w>speed off

pret, ptp <speeded or sped off>
vidavonjagen; (car also) → davonbrausen; (person also) → davonflitzen
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The problem is drivers speed off immediately after unloading to get more passengers, especially during wee hours.
There are few more heartless crimes than to speed off in a car when you have just left somebody for dead by the side of the road.
Witnesses heard the van screech to a halt at around 11am on Monday and saw the abductors overpower their victim and speed off.
I know Paul is a favourite among a great many fans, because of his speed off the mark and eye for the tryline.
A WOMAN has told how she saw river-death mum Kelly Toye speed off moments before she died with her two children.