Fledgling Fleece

Flee

Meanings and phrases

flee

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. run away quickly; fly; take flight

forced to flee

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He was forced to flee to British-controlled New York.
  • Because of this, Dostum was forced to flee to Turkey.

flee the country

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This rampant antisemitism caused Jews to flee the country.
  • Boswell's response to these allegations was to flee the country.
  • To avoid prosecution he was prompted to flee the country to Monaco.

attempted to flee

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Dogs were used to hunt down natives who attempted to flee.
  • Dioguardi attempted to flee so that his photograph would not be taken.
  • The crews then gathered on a tugboat and attempted to flee to the Black Sea.

tried to flee

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Ventura tried to flee but was shot down.
  • Etxebarrieta was chased down and killed as he tried to flee.
  • The villagers tried to flee or hide.

managed to flee

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • With her help, he managed to flee to Paris in 1966, where he remained.
  • Others managed to flee abroad.
  • The assailant then managed to flee the scene and no arrests have been made.

attempting to flee

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He said that they discharged the ministerial policemen for negligence and attempting to flee.
  • With that in hand, he, Ivan, and Hank head outside to confront Michael, who is attempting to flee.
  • Osamu and Nobuyo attract the attention of the police and are caught after attempting to flee with Yuri and Aki.

attempts to flee

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Horne attempts to flee but is restrained and handcuffed.
  • She screams in terror and attempts to flee.
  • The family attempts to flee the house, but cannot find Jessica.

attempt to flee

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He did not attempt to flee, and was quickly captured by a local militia.
  • Platt then entered the Grogan/Dove car in an apparent attempt to flee the scene.
  • Desha complied, showed no emotion when viewing Baker's body, and did not attempt to flee although left unguarded in the house.

trying to flee

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This was one of the areas where the Iraqis were trying to flee Kuwait.
  • Hera sent a gadfly to madden the heifer, and Io roamed the world trying to flee it.
  • Men were hanged, whilst many others are said to have drowned trying to flee across the sea to Scotland.

flee the city

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Candide and the two women flee the city, heading to the Americas.
  • The children become separated in the confusion as inhabitants flee the city.
  • There was an uprising by the population which forced Gregory VIII to flee the city.

flee back

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Chen himself was able to flee back to Liang.
  • Maeve finds she cannot control the hosts, and they flee back underground.
  • Jeff is impaled by the killer, and Courtney and Amy flee back to the house.
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