salir por piesintransitive verb phrase
1. (idiom) (to leave in a hurry)
Cuando vieron llegar a la policía, los ladrones salieron por pies.When they saw the police arriving, the robbers took to their heels.
b. to leg it (colloquial)
Tendremos que salir por pies si no queremos perder el tren.We'll have to leg it if we don't want to miss the train.
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