run off with

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run off with

  1. (someone)(idiomatic, transitive) To leave with someone with the intention of living with them or marrying them. Usually in secret because other people think it is wrong.
    The chief accountant has run off with his secretary!
  2. (something)(idiomatic, transitive) To steal or abscond.
    He ran off with my wallet.