move away


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move someone or something away (from someone or something)

to cause someone or something to withdraw from someone or something. Move Billy away from Tommy so they will stop fighting. Move the cake away from Billy.
See also: away, move

move away

 (from someone or something)
1. to withdraw from someone or something. Please don't move away from me. I like you close by. I have to move away from the smoking section. There was too much smoke there, so I moved away.
2. to move, with one's entire household, to another residence. Timmy was upset because his best friend had moved away. They moved away just as we were getting to know them.
See also: away, move
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However, speaking to Belgian channel TV Lux, he refused to rule out a move away from the Blues as he searches for more first-team minutes.
Xia has expressed his feelings towards Agbonlahor on Twitter, accusing him of failing to act like a "real man" after snubbing a move away on loan.
Cadillac, a subsidiary of General Motors Corporation (NYSE: GM), is planning to move away from long-wheelbase vehicles and aims to reposition its range for younger buyers in China.
She said that they gather every Sunday in the yards of the mosque to take a Quran reading class outdoors, and that they were near Al-Magharbeh gate-- the closest to Jewish settlers and the most used by Israeli authorities to lead in settlers and touring groups-- when an Israeli police officer came and asked them to move away from the area.
There has been a move away from brands, except in mobile tech and tablet market.
Summary: Sidon MP Bahia Hariri called on Palestinian factions to bolster security inside Palestinian refugee camps across Lebanon and move away from divisions and strife.
Only on very large scales--basically, larger than galaxy clusters--does the cosmic expansion add up enough to make everything move away from everything else.
Summary: Lewis Hamilton has not ruled out a move away from Formula One to rival Nascar.
The move away from concessions has temporarily dented sales growth but boosted profit margins, as the retailer has shifted its stores around to give its own-bought products more prominence.
The study shows while the most common reasons to move away are relationships and family (47 per cent) nearly a quarter of us have moved for financial reasons and one in 10 of us simply wanted a fresh start.
AN IMPORTANT new report from the United Nations has said that we urgently need to move away from our meat and dairy-rich diets to ensure our planet's very survival.
International Resource News-17 May 2010-Chromex Mining to move away from contractor based model(C)2010 ENPublishing - http://www.
When the victim's family discovered the abuse, they did not contact the police but insisted Raffell move away and leave his teaching job.
CRAIG BELLAMY has ruled out a move away from Manchester City and insists new manager Roberto Mancini has his full support.
This is a sign that it is trying to move away from appealing to ABC1 shoppers and go back to its discounter roots.