away with something

away with (someone or something)

Go away! Away with you—you're bothering me!
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away with something

used as an exhortation to overcome or be rid of something.
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But Burnley's 12-game winless run should give Everton confidence of coming away with something.
We know if we play the way that we can and are capable of, then we can really come away with something, but as ever, doing that is often far more difficult than saying it.
I will need eight or nine of my players to perform at the top of their game to come away with something but, in saying that, it's a game we're very much looking forward to and we will go there full of confidence.
This is very shameless and very insulting to Filipinos and, quite frankly, I am puzzled how anyone can get away with something like this.
We had a couple of chances late on and we possibly should have come away with something.
But be a crime if Broadchurchisn't ashoo-in for an awar the jury's on drugs they think Breaking Bad doesn't deserv d to win and we'll switch off if Gogglebox doesn't walk away with something.
This wasn't one of Ruthin's vintage displays but they did enough and they were ruthless in taking their chances - when they got into the scoring zone they always came away with something.
That's the difference between us coming away with something and not.
After battling to a 4-4 draw in Telford on their last outing, coach Stephen Foster is confident his side can come away with something from this fixture.
To go behind three times and come away with something shows we have character in the dressing room, and it could have been more had we defended better.
It was important that we came away with something because it keeps us ticking over.
But Lions centre O'Driscoll, who flies home injured from the tour, said: "When I heard those comments I wondered how someone can get away with something like that.
We must come away with something and I think the way we played in the first half against them here shows we can get something there.
They are the ones who, with a nod and a wink, thought they were getting away with something by investing with a pal, who claimed to be beating Wall Street despite the Dow Jones tanking.
I was not happy with our first-half display and we did do better in the second period and should have come away with something.