- break away from somebody = leave somebody who is holding you.
She broke away from her father and now lives by herself.
- come away = become separated from the main part.
I turned some of the pages and they came away in my hand.
- get away = leave a place.
The meeting continued up to 8 o'clock but I was able to get away at 7.30.
- get away with something = leave a place with something.
The thieves got away with all the money.
- get away with something = not be caught or punished for something
The boy never does his homework but he always gets away with it.
- give something away = give away something = give something because
you do not want or need it.
She gave her old clothes away when she moved.
- give something away = give away something = tell something secret.
He doesn't want to give away how the system works.
- give somebody away = show where somebody is or what they are doing,
when they are trying to keep this a secret.
Peter looked down, but his voice gave him away.
- pass away = die.
She's very sad because her grandfather has passed away.
- run away = leave a place secretly, escape.
The thief closed the door and ran away.
- take somebody/something away = take away somebody/something = remove
The waiter took away the plates before we had finished.
- walk away = leave a bad situation instead of trying to make it better.
We've been married for ten years, you can't just walk away!
- walk away with something = win something easily.
The lucky winner will walk away with $10,000.
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