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f lee

  • v  run away quickly

  • Worst of all, Madison suffered the humiliation of having to flee Washington before a British army, which casually put the torch to the White House.
  • As Sylvia's inferno deepened, Jenny testified, she made one desperate, futile attempt to flee.
  • Residents said the military and the Taliban had urged them to flee South Waziristan.
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  • Jose Ramos Horta in The Associated Press
    I would never turn my back on people who flee violence in Afghanistan, or whatever,Ramos Horta said. "But on a temporary basis, so that they can be sent to a third country where they can start life with dignity and with promise of a better...
  • Denny Chin in Times Online
    In light of Mr Madoff's age, he has incentive to flee, he has the means to flee and there is a risk of flight,Judge Denny Chin said.
  • Maung Maung in 999 Today
    Burma's Minister for Relief and Resettlement Maung Maung Swe said: "The wave was up to 12ft [3.5m] high and it swept away and inundated half the houses in low-lying villages. They did not have anywhere to flee."

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