Verbal Ability - Idioms and Phrases - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Idioms and Phrases - Section 2 (Q.No. 47)
Directions to Solve
In the following questions four alternatives are given for the idiom/phrase italicised and underlined in the sentence. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of idiom/phrase.

47.
The robber took to his heels when the police arrived.
opened fire
hid himself
ran off
surrendered
Answer: Option
Explanation:
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Discussion:
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Raushan said:   8 years ago
Took to his heels means to run away.

Eg- I called but she was frightened that she took to his heels.

Rahul said:   9 years ago
I think surrendered is best answer out of this. Why ran off can anyone explain?

Akhil said:   1 decade ago
Whatever he was stolen, he took it from there. He had gone from there.

Bhaskar said:   1 decade ago
What do you mean by took to his heels? can anyone explain?

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