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flow away

To move away from someone or something in a smooth, fluid manner, as of a liquid. At low tide, the sea flowed away.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

flow away

to course or move away. The floodwaters flowed away as fast as they had come. All the spilled water flowed away.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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They would stay in no road, no path; they broke out through the brush on all sides, and flowed away in all directions, over rocks, and hills, and the roughest places they could find.
From where I stood I counted no less than a dozen streams winding down from among the table-buttes and emptying into a pretty river which flowed away in a northeasterly direction toward the op-posite end of the island.
A five-inch stream of sparkling water splashed into the shallow main ditch of his irrigation system and flowed away across the orchard through many laterals.
Ahead of them, a long way off, a range of hills stained by mottlings of black forest flowed away in round white curves against the sky.
According to details, two persons including a woman died in the incidents of collapse of wall and roof while a youth was flowed away in the flood water of stream of Lorinang of Mosa Khel.
All authority has now flowed away. We were promised "strong and stable", but in reality we have got a party in Government who has reverted to type and tearing itself apart over Europe.
Water in the five-acre lake fell 4ft in parts as one million gallons flowed away into the River Arrow along with carp, bream, roach and perch.
A wave 40-feet high engulfed the temple and flowed away.' He said.
Imran Khan despite being our favorite is a juggler and his Tsunami flowed away before striking" he said this while talking to media men before attending All Pakistan Photo Journalist convention at Multan Press Club.
In an instant, though, the bright future that lay ahead of Vajay flowed away as, cradled in his mother's arms, he died from a knife wound.
But there are fears that the vandalism will mean the work will take much longer to complete, with sections of the canal having to be refilled after the water flowed away.
As bloated rivers flowed away from the north-west, they began to inundate villages in Punjab province in the east.
As they filled in the 6ft-deep lake, the water flowed away, leaving fish floundering in water just a few inches deep.
Power flowed away from the disintegrating state organizations and to a growing array of Washington-based pressure groups descended from the civil rights, feminist, consumer, and environmental movements.