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*away (from someone or something)

avoiding someone or something; maintaining a physical distance from someone or something. (*Typically: get ~; keep ~; stay~.) Please keep away from me if you have a cold. Stay away from the construction site, Timmy.

away

mod. in prison. (see also Are we away?.) My cousin is away for a year.
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Gray said: "This season big spenders like MK Dons, Peterborough and Darlington have assembled better teams than the rest of the division and their positive attitude to away games may be distorting the overall picture.
But there is still a general feeling that away teams will not continue to reign.
Rochdale have been the most profitable away team to follow this season - punters backing them at a level pounds 10 stake would have made a pounds 173.
The app is free to use, however having an account with Fly Away Simulation will enable users to comment on pictures, discuss topics in the flight simulator forums and access the library of various flight simulator downloads and add-ons.
Fly Away Simulation is the Internet's largest and most complete flight simulator portal, featuring news, reviews, add-on downloads and a huge screenshot gallery.
And Sanders said that despite the disbanding of the task force, the department is undertaking steps to stem foster runaways, including a San Fernando Valley pilot project that provides mental health and other services to older youth at risk of running away.
color) Krystina Kessler, 16, ran away from the foster care system after being shuffled through bad foster and group homes.
From the Middle Ages to the mid-19th century, "European women also gave their children away with no more--it seems to me even less--reason" than Taiwanese did, Wolf holds.
In contrast, the Taiwanese evidence shows that women who did nurse and protect their daughters for at least several months still gave them away.
She has interviewed many elderly women who spoke of having resigned themselves to giving away daughters whom they loved because of incessant pressures from in-laws.
The two-seam tailing fastball is difficult to throw because it is hard to get tailing action away from the pitching-arm side.
The pitcher can also reverse his "tilt" by starting low and away and then going up and in for strikes.
DCFS is also using a computer program that collects and analyzes information on runaway foster children to help social workers understand why the children run away and develop ways to reduce the numbers who run away.