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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hit-and-run, tip-and-runadjective

    designed for or consisting of a brief attack followed by a quick escape

    "hit-and-run units"; "tip-and-run assaults"

    hit-and-run(a), tip-and-run

    defensive, diligent

  2. hit-and-run(a)adjective

    involving a driver of a motor vehicle who leaves the scene of an accident

    defensive, diligent

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  1. Alisa Rock:

    We are deeply saddened to learn of the events leading up to the senseless hit-and-run accident that claimed Tom's life, and support the prosecutor's efforts to hold Bishop Heather Cook accountable for her actions to the fullest extent of the law.

  2. Jonathan Hatami:

    George is trying to explain his way out of not doing his job. It’s not working, we all see through his false ‘data and science.’ The appropriate charges should have been two counts of PC 245(a)(1) Felony Assault with a Deadly Weapon to wit Automobile, one count of felony hit-and-run, and one count of felony unlawful taking of vehicle.

  3. Abu Osama al-Jolani:

    The battle could be lengthy. It will be hit and run -- this is the system we are going to use in battle, we are not a state army defending borders ... we operate a system of guerrilla warfare. As far as we are concerned, land is not important.

  4. Saber Safar:

    We are working on the principle of hit and run, not on the basis of a battle between two armies.

  5. Isaiah Linscott:

    I open up the door, and theres like eight different people, five different cars, and Im like what the hecks going on? This guys in a suit with a mask. Its the health department guy, and they have three papers for us. For me, her and my daughter, we didnt rob a store. We didnt steal something. We didnt hit and run. We didnt do anything wrong.

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