Synonyms of turn tail in English:

turn tail

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1‘I was so shocked I just turned tail and ran home as fast as I could’


run away, flee, bolt, make off, take to one's heels, show someone a clean pair of heels, cut and run, beat a retreat, beat a hasty retreat

informal scram, scarper, skedaddle, vamoose


stand one's ground