glide away (from someone or something)

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glide away (from someone or something)

To move across a surface or area in a very smooth manner, similar to floating. The swans glided away from us as we got closer to the water's edge.
See also: away, glide, someone
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

glide away (from someone or something)

to slide or float away from someone or something. The skaters glided away from the center of the rink. The canoes glided away from the judge who had started off the canoe race.
See also: away, glide
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Arguments against extending the wheels include the fact that lowering the gear after turning final guarantees that the airplane's downwind glide away from the runway is more efficient than the final-approach glide back to it.
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His speed, skill and ability to spin and glide away from tackles set him apart from most.
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From the moment you sink into the armchair-like heated leather seats, adjust all the controls to the perfect driving position and then glide away from a standing start, the 300C offers a special ride.
The 100hp Yanmar is almost silent as we glide away from the dock (the Yanmar is listed as a "typical" installation--others are optional).
They led by a point, 1-8 to 0-10, at the break but, much like last year's Dublin-Kerry semi-final, there was a sense Dublin would enter turbo mode at some stage and glide away from Donegal.
Miller's movement to glide away from another marker, Cristian Zaccardo, was magnificent, as was the downward header that followed it and Scotland were a goal up on the Azzurri.
When he can glide away from Dani Alves, drive forward then find the top corner of the Brazil net - albeit with a deflection off Fernando Martins - an image repeated on Brazil's sports networks all day yesterday.
When he can glide away from Dani Alves, drive forward then find the top corner of the Brazil ndeflection of an image -s the Brazil net - albeit with a deflection off Fernando Martins - an image repeated on Brazil's sports networks all day yesterday.