English version

run a mile

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrun a milerun a mileinformalAVOID to try very hard to avoid a particular situation or person because you do not want to deal with them If someone asked me to marry them, I’d probably run a mile. run
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run a mileIf anyone had told her then that one day she would join the royal family she would have run a mile.You could run a mile, but you're too disciplined and responsible for that.Could you walk two miles in thirty minutes or run a mile in ten or twelve minutes?And though injured himself he ran a mile over rough terrain to fetch help.Luke Hunter would probably run a mile rather than meet her again.
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