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ease away

To move away from someone or something slowly and carefully. A noun or pronoun can be used between "ease" and "away." Don't panic, just ease your car away from the garage door so we can see the damage. You never want to run from a wild animal. Just ease away without turning your back.
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ease away (from someone or something)

to pull away from someone or something slowly and carefully. The great ship eased away from the pier. The ship eased away slowly.
See also: away, ease
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Many of the Vuelta's movers and shakers were taking it relatively easy yesterday but the manner in which the Cofidis rider eased away from the peloton on the climb to Alto de San Jeronimo before beginning the demanding descent into Cordoba was impressive.
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