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bug out

Definition of bug out in English:

1Leave quickly: if you see enemy troops, bug out
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  • Once there, he claimed purple hearts for every scratch, and bugged out as quickly as humanly possible.
  • Clearly, there's a whole lot going on inside the museum, but perhaps it's best that some doors stay closed: watching some of the action might just cause people to bug out.
  • It was only motherly intervention that convinced her to bug out.
2North American informal Bulge outwards: men’s eyes bug out when she walks past
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  • I am also presently shopping around at the Buy and Sell webpage for a phone, and my eyes are bugging out at the prices.
  • Nath sucked down some flaming blue cocktail and his eyes bugged out.
  • I have printed it out so I can read it without my eyes bugging out.
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