get away from

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get someone or something away from someone or something

to take someone or something away from someone or something, in any combination. Please get that cigar away from me! See if you can get Timmy away from the horse.
See also: away, get
References in classic literature ?
She was tied, but he could not get away from her easily.
It is such a rest and relief to get away from crowds of people, and handshaking, and travelling, to get home, even if it be for but a very brief while.
No one can get away from it, or even think of getting away from it; it is three o'clock in the morning, and they have danced out all their joy, and danced out all their strength, and all the strength that unlimited drink can lend them--and still there is no one among them who has the power to think of stopping.
Al-Kinani said in a statement to the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / There are a lot of laws that are in the interest of citizens and meet their aspirations, still in the House of Representatives and the reason is that the Presidency of the Council began moving toward the laws that have partisan gains and get away from services' laws.
People move out here to get away from the rat race, but they realized they don't have a Starbucks on the corner.
I know how easily it can get away from you and how lonely you feel when it gets away,'' Sutton said.