make a bolt for it

make a ˈbolt for sth | make a ˈbolt for it idiom
to run away very fast, in order to escape
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Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • make a bolt for — try to escape by moving suddenly toward (something) Ellie made a bolt for the door …   Useful english dictionary

  • make a bolt for — try to escape by running suddenly towards. → bolt …   English new terms dictionary

  • make a bolt for something — phrase to quickly run towards something in order to try and escape He made a bolt for the door. make a bolt for it (=suddenly run away): Joe dropped the bag and made a bolt for it. Thesaurus: to escape from a place or situationsynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • make a bolt for something — to quickly run towards something in order to try and escape He made a bolt for the door. make a bolt for it (= suddenly run away): Joe dropped the bag and made a bolt for it …   English dictionary

  • 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

  • bolt — [[t]bo͟ʊlt[/t]] bolts, bolting, bolted 1) N COUNT A bolt is a long metal object which screws into a nut and is used to fasten things together. 2) VERB When you bolt one thing to another, you fasten them firmly together, using a bolt. [V n to n]… …   English dictionary

  • bolt — bolt1 [bəult US boult] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(lock)¦ 2¦(screw)¦ 3 a bolt from (out of) the blue 4 bolt of lightning 5 make a bolt for it 6¦(weapon)¦ 7¦(cloth)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [: Old English; Origin: short arrow ] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bolt — bolt1 [ boult ] noun count * 1. ) a metal bar that you slide across a door or window in order to lock it 2. ) a type of screw without a point that is used to fasten things together and that screws into a small metal ring called a nut => NUT 3 …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • bolt — I UK [bəʊlt] / US [boʊlt] noun [countable] Word forms bolt : singular bolt plural bolts * 1) a metal bar that you slide across a door or window in order to lock it 2) a type of screw without a point that is used for fastening things together and… …   English dictionary

  • bolt — 1 noun (C) 1 LOCK a metal bar that you slide across a door or window to fasten it 2 SCREW a screw with a flat head and no point, for fastening two pieces of metal together 3 a bolt from out of the blue news that is sudden and unexpected: It was a …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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