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look away (from someone or something)

to turn one's gaze away from someone. She looked away from him, not wishing her eyes to give away her true feelings. In embarrassment, she looked away.
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Never look away has stars arranged in a arrow, which points at sections of triangular fabric reminiscent of the "Flying Geese" pattern used as code on quilts to guide escaping slaves during the days of the Underground Railroad.
Remember, he doesn't have to look back at the cube and then look away you want continuous "look away" behavior.
10 Southwell, 1m Jockey Graham Gibbons Trainer Ed McMahon (pictured) Forecast SP 7-2Why this is significant Headgear and different tactics seemed to draw improvement from Now Look Away at Wolverhampton last time.
They look away from one another, but Nakayama--in the way she depicts the man's hand tenderly playing over his lover's forearm and in the psychological exposure she imbues in the quality of the woman's downward gaze--delivers the ultimate fantasy of porn: that these people may really care for one another, that our voyeurism is incidental to the witnessing of intimacy.
Visible by early next year, and fully implemented by December 2007, the uniform has a new digitized look away from the old green woodland versions.
Yet, too many girls still slouch and giggle and quickly look away when a cute boy catches their eye--all neon signs of self-doubt.
New stores are opening up so fast in Soho, that, if you look away for an instant, you'll miss one.
If possible, an individual who is illuminated should look away immediately from the beam, contact ground units for support to locate the laser source, and report the illumination to the FAA.
At that point, something caused the thug to momentarily look away, giving Brisson an opportunity to grab a .
The film is ferociously claustrophobic, not simply because the principals are confined to cars and restaurants or because Ki-Yong refuses to cut away or let us look away, but because it's penned-in quality perfectly mirrores the character's anomie.
First, secure that cockpit door--really secure it--so the occasional deranged passenger can't kick his way in, forcing the pilots to look away from the controls while they attempt to ax him to death.
This book is like a train wreck: It's a ghoulish scene, but hard to look away from.
Think of Jane Hirshfield's line in her poem "Letter to Hugo from Later" (Lives of the Heart, HarperPerennial, 1997): "One thing no poet does is look away.
Slavery has scarred the mind and soul of African Americans--indeed of all Americans--and Wilson refuses to look away.
When a man approaches a woman, the normal response is to look away or look down.