a rapid escape (as by criminals);
"the thieves made a clean getaway"
"after the expose he had to take it on the lam"
flee; take to one's heels; cut and run;
"If you see this man, run!"
"The burglars escaped before the police showed up"
give a thrashing to; beat hard
- My father really lammed into me for damaging his car.
- After the expose he had to take it on the lam.
If you're thinkin' of..lammin' a millionaire on the head, don't do it.出自： D. L. Sayers