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13th Aug, 2019 01:11:25 PM

Thwarted Escape, though you might have something in the "Took a Shortcut to get out ahead of someone you're chasing" aspect.

The classic idiom for it is "cutting them off at the pass", which comes from a cliche of old westerns where the chaser knew a shortcut to a bottleneck (like a mountain pass) that the people they were chasing would have to go through, letting them set up an ambush.

Edited by Scorpion451
13th Aug, 2019 04:54:28 PM

Something like Lead the Target

Edited by 4tell0life4
14th Aug, 2019 04:29:25 PM

That only seems to apply to shooting a moving target.

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