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
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If you want something even quieter, perhaps slightly upmarket (maybe for a honeymoon or similar get away from it all) two miles away the Mara Explorer has just ten tents, the very private open verandahs each with a cast iron bath.
JEREMY BLAKE: And you actually were trying to get away from it, period.
SUMMERSCOPE If you get a chance to get away from it all for a while, pack your duffel and go!