make off with

make off with
phrasal verb [transitive]
Word forms "make off with":
present tense I/you/we/they make off with he/she/it makes off with present participle making with past tense made off with past participle made off with
make off with something to escape with something, especially something stolen

They made off with our television and our stereo.


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