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go away

 (for something)
1. to leave for a period of time. I have to go away for a week or two. Sharon went away for a few days.
2. to leave in order to get something and bring it back. Excuse me. I have to go away for a soft drink. He went away for a pizza. He'll be right back.
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go away

Depart, leave a place, travel somewhere. For example, They went away this morning, or Are you going away this winter? This expression also can be used as an imperative ordering someone to leave: Go away! It can also be used figuratively to mean "disappear," as in This fever just doesn't go away. [c. 1200]
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go away

v.
1. To leave a place: The pigeons wouldn't go away once the children fed them. Go away and stop bothering me!
2. To make an excursion; get away: We went away to the beach for a couple of days. I have to go away on business next week, but I'm available the following Tuesday. It's boring at home—let's go away for the holidays.
3. To lose all intensity or diminish in intensity: I took one aspirin and my headache went away. We emptied the garbage can, but the smell still hasn't gone away.
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Although 54% of people still go away with their partner or their partner and children, 36% of people spent their last holiday with friends and wider family members such as cousins, aunts, uncles and mother-in-laws.
Nine per cent of 2200 people surveyed said they were determined to go away, no matter what the cost - and would use savings if need be.
The biggest exodus will be in London, where more than a third of residents will go away, says the study by insurance firm Direct Line.
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The lesion is easy to overlook and will go away on its own after a few weeks.
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I kickbox every day and eat right, but it doesn't go away.
And maybe he looked down the opposite way and saw the poverty that never seemed to go away at the far corner of the city.
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You may not love villains but CEOs are inclined to pay or pacify them so they'll go away.
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