absent (oneself) from (someone or something)

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absent (oneself) from (someone or something)

To avoid or stay away from someone or something. I had to absent myself from his presentation because the sight of him still makes me so angry.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

absent oneself from someone or something

to remain away from or avoid someone or some place. Fred absented himself from the meeting, which he was certain would be boring.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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