get away from


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get someone or something away from someone or something

to take someone or something away from someone or something, in any combination. Please get that cigar away from me! See if you can get Timmy away from the horse.
See also: away, get
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People move out here to get away from the rat race, but they realized they don't have a Starbucks on the corner.
I know how easily it can get away from you and how lonely you feel when it gets away,'' Sutton said.
Jose Mesa is facing criminal charges and he's glad to get to Florida to get away from them for a while.