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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of scarper.

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Examples

  • They have a Bolshevik-inclined son-in-law, a bit of a brush with the General Strike, a daughter who, when she scarpers with a married man, sends them a letter with a French stamp "disgusting", a neighbour married to a woman who has "upsets", and an elderly mother with a bag and a hat and a grumpy turn of phrase.

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  • This attracts both criminal and military interest, and hence killing, but in the end the boy scarpers and makes to climb down the Living City, keeping the Lama for himself.

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  • Well, to a point it should be increased but there is maternity and maternity: 1. the wife in a marriage having a child in the normal course of events; 2. the girl who goes with a bad boy why do girls fall for them, who then scarpers or is too rottweiler to have about and then she needs family support; 3. the benefits mum who plays the system.

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  • Similarly, the Glasgow driver gets it all wrong, catches fire, runs his jeep against the Airport entrance doors, abandons his vehicle and scarpers.

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  • They get particularly interesting when the police get involved because there is an issue about whether everyone should support each other and let the whole mass get arrested, or whether everybody just scarpers and leaves some poor sod with a puncture to take the rap.

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  • As she scarpers, Eiji stops and recollects the first moment he ever laid eyes on her, while the reason for her new guise becomes all too clear over time.

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  • A clean pair of heels: Federico Macheda scarpers from Besiktas 'Ismail Koybasi

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  • When it comes to toys, especially four-year-old Jerry's, she just shrieks 'Mine!' at him and makes such a murderous face, he abandons the toy he was playing with and scarpers.

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  • After a moment's hesitation, she pockets it and scarpers.

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  • I nearly cried (I never cry so that’s the most emotion you’re probably gonna get out of me, ever) on the train this morning – got to the bit in the book where Jim in Rennes scarpers.

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