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In the following question, part of the sentence is italicised. Four alternative meanings of the italicised part of the sentence are given below the sentence. Mark as your answer that alternative meaning which you think is correct.

When the police came, the thieves $\textit{took to their heels}$.

  1. Were taken by surprise
  2. Took shelter in a tall building
  3. Opened indiscriminate fire
  4. Took to flight
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Option D is the right answer.

When the police came, the thieves took to their heels means that the thieves began to run and take flight.


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