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." Hey, get those kids away from the street! Get those peanuts away from Tommy—he's allergic!
See also: away, get
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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