Like a bat out of hell

Do you know the English expression “like a bat out of hell“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

April: I didn’t see Steve at the end of the exam.

Marcy: He left the building like a bat out of hell. He had to get to work.

Does it mean:

a) very fast

b) very slowly

c) fly

d) run

The answer is below! ↓

selective focus photo of black bat on brown stone

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Answer: a) very fast