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make good one's escape

Definition of make good one's escape in English:

Succeed in breaking free from confinement: by the time they had given chase, she had made good her escape
More example sentences
  • He then set fire to the flat in an attempt to cover up what he had done, before making good his escape.
  • It is believed the men used another car to make good their escape and police are particularly keen to trace a maroon Vauxhall Astra seen earlier in the day in the pub car park.
  • An alarm sounded but the gang knew they had 15 minutes to make good their escape into the country roads by the village of Thornhill.
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