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skedaddle

Pronunciation: /skɪˈdædl/

Translation of skedaddle in Spanish:

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • [colloquial/familiar] largarse* [colloquial/familiar], poner* pies en polvorosa [colloquial/familiar]
    Example sentences
    • They unlocked the door and I skedaddled out past the yellow tape perimeter and then scrambled home.
    • Then Iris and I got dressed, went and picked up the kids from their mum's and we skedaddled off to the airport to pick up my sister Susannah, arriving for her Christmas visit.
    • While Monica and Ken take center stage again in Washington, Bill and his trusty sidekick Al have skedaddled to Asia.

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