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roll away

to move away, rotating, turning over, turning, or moving on wheels. The ball rolled away and fell down a storm sewer. The cart rolled away, and we had to chase it down the hill.
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roll something away

to cause something to move away, rotating, turning over, turning, or moving on wheels. Jane rolled the ball away and it was lost. Jane rolled away the ball.
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And that Lord is strong enough to roll away the stones that keep the church from new life.
Hahrahan missed the tough conversion from the sideline as Munster's lead stayed at 8-3, but after Priestland missed penalties in the 28th and 35th minutes - both awarded for failing to roll away - the Welsh international made it 8-6 at the interval with another penalty.
COMING out of the supermarket the other day, I saw a woman loading up her car when her shopping trolley started to roll away.
An inevitable encore of All The Young Dudes was followed by a rollicking Roll Away The Stone and a poignant rendition of Saturday Gigs.
Stoddart was first binned for being cynically offside and intercepting Morgan Parra's pass on 15 minutes and he was pinged again, shortly before the interval, after failing to roll away from a tackle on Sitiveni Sivivatu.
Newcastle stopped the centre but failed to roll away and Thomas stroked his second penalty between the sticks.
The automaker is recalling the vehicle because of an automatic transmission problem that could allow the vehicle to roll away.
Referees are saying to us that we are positive at the breakdown and good at rolling away but there are one or two occasions when we are slow to roll away and we have been caught.
Pick up pin, position the paste so it just sits on the board and roll away from you over the cake without applying pressure.
on Monday announced the recall of a total of about 434,000 vehicles in North America and other regions due to a defect that could cause the cars to roll away if they are parked incorrectly.
The audience hanging on their every word, the place erupted when they played Roll Away Your Stone.
My fingers were numb and I dropped the small change but, as I was picking it up, a lady came to me and gave me a pounds 1 coin which said she had seen roll away.
MOTT THE HOOPLE Roll Away The Stone Singer Ian Hunter has reformed his legendary band for a string of gigs in London.
CHICAGO: General Motors is recalling nearly 277,000 new vehicles in the United States because of a problem with the gear shift that could cause parked vehicles to roll away, officials said Friday.