get away from (someone or something)

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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
References in classic literature ?
For the first minute since his arrival I wanted to get away from him. As I paused beneath the high east window and listened to the sounds of worship, I was taken with an impulse that might master me, I felt, completely should I give it the least encouragement.