Synonyms of cut and run in English:

cut and run


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phrase

1‘only cowards cut and run’

SYNONYMS
flee, run, run away, run off, make a run for it, run for it, take flight, be gone, make off, take off, take to one's heels, make a break for it, bolt, beat a retreat, beat a hasty retreat, make a quick exit, make one's getaway, escape, absent oneself, make oneself scarce, abscond, head for the hills, do a disappearing act
informal beat it, clear off, clear out, vamoose, skedaddle, split, show a clean pair of heels, turn tail, scram
British informal do a runner, scarper, do a bunk, leg it
North American informal light out, bug out, cut out, peel out, take a powder, skiddoo
Australian informal go through, shoot through
British vulgar slang bugger off
archaic fly