Some of them came from wealthier families who could afford to flee a little further afield than the countries bordering Syria.
He had reverted to the controlling and abusive figure who had forced her to flee in the first place.
And if he was attacked while doing it, that would probably give the markets even more reason to flee the yuan, not less.
Old English fleon "take flight, fly from, avoid, escape" (contracted class II strong verb; past tense fleah, past participle flogen), from Proto-Germanic *thleukhanan (cf. Old High German fliohan, Old Norse flöja, Old Frisian flia, Dutch vlieden, German fliehen, Gothic þliuhan "to flee"), of unknown origin. Not found outside Germanic.
Weak past tense and past participle fled emerged Middle English, under influence of Scandinavian. Old English had a transitive form, geflieman "put to flight," which came in handy in the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle. Related: Fleeing.