head for the hills

Head for the hills
If people head for the hills, they run away from trouble.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • head for the hills — {v. phr.}, {informal} To get far away in a hurry; run away and hide. Often used imperatively. * /Head for the hills. The bandits are coming./ * /He saw the crowd chasing him, so he headed for the hills./ * /When they saw the mean boy coming, they …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • head for the hills — {v. phr.}, {informal} To get far away in a hurry; run away and hide. Often used imperatively. * /Head for the hills. The bandits are coming./ * /He saw the crowd chasing him, so he headed for the hills./ * /When they saw the mean boy coming, they …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • head\ for\ the\ hills — v. phr. informal To get far away in a hurry; run away and hide. Often used imperatively. Head for the hills. the bandits are coming. He saw the crowd chasing him, so he headed for the hills. When they saw the mean boy coming, they all headed for… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • head for the hills — verb a) To travel to a higher elevation, especially to a rural region on vacation. Modern campers look for comfort first when they head for the hills. b) To go to a safe place; to seek refuge; …   Wiktionary

  • head for the hills —    If people head for the hills, they run away from trouble.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • head for the hills —    to distance yourself from any threat in a craven manner    The hills are the traditional refuge of the escapee, whence much figurative use:     Some business leaders headed for the hills, anxious to avoid the shellfire; others moved in quickly …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • head for the hills — verb flee; take to one s heels; cut and run If you see this man, run! The burglars escaped before the police showed up • Syn: ↑scat, ↑run, ↑scarper, ↑turn tail, ↑lam, ↑run away, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • for the hills — See: HEAD FOR THE HILLS …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • for the hills — See: HEAD FOR THE HILLS …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • for\ the\ hills — See: head for the hills …   Словарь американских идиом


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