Phrasal Verbs

rush off

This page is about the phrasal verb rush off

Meaning

to leave soon after arriving or to leave suddenly

Synonym

dash off, shoot off (informal)

For example

  • rush off As soon as he answered the phone, he rushed off. His wife was having their baby.

  • rush off Sorry I have to rush off so soon, but I've got a meeting at 4 o'clock.

Quick Quiz

Marlene rushed off because she

a. had another appointment

b. had nothing to do

c. had a fast car

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