get away from

get away from (someone or something)

1. To move away from someone or something. Well, get away from the cat if he's hissing at you. Kids! Get away from the street!
2. To move someone or something away from someone or something else. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "get" and "away." Get the kids away from the street!
See also: away, get

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
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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.
Yes, sometimes I yearn to get away from it all too.
Sometimes wines get away from you; on the other hand, this can be a good thing.
Buonocore said a ministry study indicated that 94 percent of the managers and executives in southern Ontario take fishing trips to "get away from it all and just relax."