Aisha Gaddafi fled Libya in August as opposition forces closed in on Tripoli.
Shah fled to Australia for a time while the situation cooled off.
Ahmed and his family had fled Afghanistan in 1981 with the Soviets and mujahideen fighting.
The crowd that accumulated to watch the squabble reportedly applauded and cheered as Bieber fled the scene.
The Perugia team went bankrupt a year later and Gaucci was charged with corruption and fled to the Dominican Republic.
They fled from your tyranny, and grew by your neglect of them.
I fled, and still it followed, still it kept—right across my bows!
He embraced his mother, and fled precipitately from the house.
On their arrival they found that the natives had fled, and that one of them had been killed.
They threw down the corpse, after a glance at the interior, and fled.
Old English fleon "take flight, fly from, avoid, escape" (contracted class II strong verb; past tense fleah, past participle flogen), from Proto-Germanic *thleukhanan (cf. Old High German fliohan, Old Norse flöja, Old Frisian flia, Dutch vlieden, German fliehen, Gothic þliuhan "to flee"), of unknown origin. Not found outside Germanic.
Weak past tense and past participle fled emerged Middle English, under influence of Scandinavian. Old English had a transitive form, geflieman "put to flight," which came in handy in the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle. Related: Fleeing.