On The Lam

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On The Lam : Phrases



Meaning:

To flee, often from the law.


Example:

You have the choice. Pay your gambling debts or go
on the lam.


Origin:

Lam is by definition to leave or flee, especially from the law.

The confusion about this phrase is that
lam is not a commonly used word. Many people assume the phrase to be on the lamb.
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