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beat it

Meaning: go away

For example:

  • Some kids were smoking in the carpark, but when one of them saw a teacher coming they grabbed their stuff and beat it.

  • When Peter came back from the bathroom, some guy was talking to Leanne. Peter said, "Beat it, pal! She's with me."

Quick Quiz:

If somebody tells you to "Beat it!", they're telling you to
  1. hit something
  2. defeat something
  3. go away

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