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run for your life! | run for it!

INFORMAL
This page is about the conversational phrase run for your life! | run for it!

Meaning

You can say this if someone's in danger and they should escape as quickly as possible.

For example

  • "Run for your life! There's a crazy guy with a gun coming this way!"

  • One of the drug dealers saw a police car coming. "Cops!" he yelled, "Run for it!"

Quick Quiz

If someone shouts "Run for it!", you should

a. put on your running shoes

b. run over and help them

c. run as fast as you can

Contributor: Matt Errey