Phrasal Verbs

run off with

This page is about the phrasal verb run off with


If you run off with somebody, you leave home secretly in order to be with them.

For example

  • run off with sb Anna ran off with her sweetheart Lucas after their parents had tried to stop them from seeing each other.

  • run off with sb Can you believe it? Stan has run off with his secretary and they're living in Hawaii.

Quick Quiz

After being happily married for thirty years, Hillary shocked her family and friends by running off with

a. her new lover

b. her husband

c. her horse

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