make a break for it

"By Gar! it was as well that he made a break for it before the note reached us! I guess he wont show his face in this valley again."

Syn: make a run for it

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  • make a break for — To bolt towards • • • Main Entry: ↑break * * * make a sudden dash in the direction of, typically in a bid to escape he made a break for the door …   Useful english dictionary

  • make a break for something it — make a ˈbreak for sth/for it idiom to run towards sth in order to try and escape • He suddenly leapt up and made a break for the door. • They decided to make a break for it (= to try and escape) that night. Main entry: ↑breakidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • make a break for for it — make a ˈbreak for sth/for it idiom to run towards sth in order to try and escape • He suddenly leapt up and made a break for the door. • They decided to make a break for it (= to try and escape) that night. Main entry: ↑breakidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • make a break (for something) — phrase to suddenly run away from someone in order to escape He made a break for the exit. Thesaurus: to escape from a place or situationsynonym Main entry: break …   Useful english dictionary

  • be make or break for someone — be make or break for (someone/something) make or break (something) to make something a success or a failure. The Milan show will be make or break for his new designs …   New idioms dictionary

  • be make or break for something — be make or break for (someone/something) make or break (something) to make something a success or a failure. The Milan show will be make or break for his new designs …   New idioms dictionary

  • be make or break for — (someone/something) make or break (something) to make something a success or a failure. The Milan show will be make or break for his new designs …   New idioms dictionary

  • make-or-break — UK US adjective (also make or break) ► used to describe a decision, event, or period of time that is very important because it can make something succeed or fail completely: »Christmas is often a make or break time for smaller retailers. »A… …   Financial and business terms

  • make-or-break — adj something that is make or break will lead to either success or failure ▪ This could be a make or break speech for the prime minister …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • make or break somebody — ˌmake or ˈbreak sb/sth idiom to be the thing that makes sb/sth either a success or a failure • This movie will make or break him as a director. • It s make or break time for the company. Main entry: ↑makeidiom …   Useful english dictionary

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