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haul off

North American informal

Definition of haul off in English:

1Leave; depart.
Example sentences
  • Rather than hurrying to finish my last doodle, I carefully pack it away in my bag and, along with the rest of my gear, haul off to my locker.
1.1Withdraw a little before doing something: he hauled off and smacked the kid
More example sentences
  • Suddenly without warning, he hauls off and smacks her across the face.
  • He growled and I didn't hesitate this time to just haul off and smack him.
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