One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘she sprinted across the square’
run, race, dart, rush, dash, hasten, hurry, scurry, scuttle, scamper, hare, bolt, bound, fly, gallop, career, charge, pound, shoot, hurtle, speed, streak, whizz, zoom, go like lightning, go hell for leather, go like the wind, flash
informal tear, pelt, scoot, hotfoot it, leg it, belt, zip, whip, go like a bat out of hell, step on it, get a move on, get cracking, put on some speed, stir one's stumps
British informal hop it, bomb, go like the clappers
North American informal boogie, hightail it, barrel, get the lead out
dated, informal cut along
archaic post, hie
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