Make off with / Run off with

To make off with something is to steal it.

  • The burglars made off with our television and computer.
  • Somebody has made off with my purse.

The phrasal verb run off with has the same meaning. To run off with something is to take something that doesn’t belong to you.

  • To run off with somebody is to leave a place with them suddenly and secretly.
  • She ran off with her boyfriend.

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