haul ass

haul ass
American, very informal! to move very quickly, especially in order to escape.

When the shooting started we hauled ass out of there.

New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • haul ass — phrasal slang : to move quickly * * * I haul (or drag or tear) ass hurry or move fast I just turn around and haul ass right out of there II informal move or leave fast * * * haul ass …   Useful english dictionary

  • haul ass — verb To hurry; to move quickly, especially to leave. Its the cops! Haul ass! …   Wiktionary

  • haul ass — [B] do it, hurry, get going    If you want a magazine, haul ass. You can buy one at the drugstore …   English idioms

  • haul ass — She was only the chimney sweep s daughter, but she could haul ash …   English expressions

  • haul ass — phrasal often vulgar to move quickly …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • haul ass — vb to get moving, go into action. An Amer icanism, usually in the form of a com mand or exhortation, which has been heard in British and Australian speech since the 1980s …   Contemporary slang

  • haul ass — v. move quickly out of a location …   English slang

  • haul ass (out of some place) — Go to bag ss (out of some place) …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • haul — [hôl] vt. [17th c. phonetic sp. of HALE2 < ME halen < OFr haler, to draw < ODu halen, akin to Ger holen, to fetch < IE base * kel , to cry out (> L calare): basic sense “to call hither”] 1. to pull with force; move by pulling or… …   English World dictionary

  • ass — S2 [æs] n [Sense: 1; Origin: Old English assa, from Latin asinus] [Sense: 2; Date: 1800 1900; Origin: Changed spelling of arse (11 21 centuries), from Old English Ars, ears] 1.) not polite a stupid, annoying person = ↑ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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