away with something

away with (someone or something)

Go away! Away with you—you're bothering me!
See also: away

away with something

used as an exhortation to overcome or be rid of something.
See also: away, something
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If we perform like we did last week, I'd be confident we can come away with something."
"No one will fancy us but we can go there and hopefully come away with something."
That's just me, when I'm blown away with something.)
But Burnley's 12-game winless run should give Everton confidence of coming away with something.
"I'm now more angry than anything that these people can get away with something so sinister like this.
"If we can come away with something from there then the following week all four sides above us play each other while we play Preston (third bottom) at home so it could all change after that."
"I will need eight or nine of my players to perform at the top of their game to come away with something but, in saying that, it's a game we're very much looking forward to and we will go there full of confidence.
But it'll be a crime if Broadchurch isn't a shoo-in for an award, the jury's on drugs if they think Breaking Bad doesn't deserve doesn't deserve to win and we'll switch off if Gogglebox doesn't walk away with something.
"It was very important we came away with something."
He said: "We deserved to come away with something."
This wasn't one of Ruthin's vintage displays but they did enough and they were ruthless in taking their chances - when they got into the scoring zone they always came away with something.
That's the difference between us coming away with something and not.
After battling to a 4-4 draw in Telford on their last outing, coach Stephen Foster is confident his side can come away with something from this fixture.
"It was important that we came away with something because it keeps us ticking over."
But Lions centre O'Driscoll, who flies home injured from the tour, said: "When I heard those comments I wondered how someone can get away with something like that.