Shoot through like a Bondi tram

Shoot through like a Bondi tram
(older slang):1. leave in a hurry;
2. (WWII military) go A.W.L. (absent without leave) (from Bondi, a beach and suburb of Sydney)

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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