move away


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move away

To relocate to another residence far away from where one currently lives. Michael was one of my very best friends until he moved away when we were in fifth grade. I was the only one of my siblings to move away after finishing high school.
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move someone or something away (from someone or something)

to cause someone or something to withdraw from someone or something. Move Billy away from Tommy so they will stop fighting. Move the cake away from Billy.
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move away

 (from someone or something)
1. to withdraw from someone or something. Please don't move away from me. I like you close by. I have to move away from the smoking section. There was too much smoke there, so I moved away.
2. to move, with one's entire household, to another residence. Timmy was upset because his best friend had moved away. They moved away just as we were getting to know them.
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KPMG will stop auditing around a quarter of the UK's building societies in a move away from the financial sector that has caused it a series of problems.
Tiffany is planning to move away Meanwhile, after overhearing Jack talking about the trouble he's in, Stuart comes up with a plan.
"You [India] have made hard choices to cut off oil imports from Iran and move away from purchasing Venezuelan oil.
Coutinho has been linked with a move away from the Nou Camp despite only joining from Liverpool a year and a half ago while Rakitic is also another player potentially heading for the exit at the Catalan club.
Serie A champions Juventus have been closely linked, and are favourites to land Rodriguez should a move away from Real Madrid be sanctioned.
"Because I think his agent will be in to him, he'll be wanting his little move away, he'll be wanting his next pay-off and that's my problem with it.
The PS25million forward has been trying to sort out a fresh loan move away from the club but has so far been left frustrated in his hopes of finding a new side.
Palestinian education must move away from the imposed humanitarian agenda.
This year's theme is 'Move Away from Muesli',' which is raising awareness around the dangers of selective feeding, encouraging owners to use a high-quality, hay based diet.
EVERTON youngster David Henen has left the door open to a possible move away from the club in January.
He emphasized the significance of moving away from a focus on innovation to one of sustainability, a move away from managing for scarcity to one of managing for abundance and a move away from thinking linearly to thinking exponentially.
We must move away from our preconceived ideas of the small-scale farmer who has to keep working at all costs, yet cannot even provide enough food for his own family.
Japan is a developed country yet it has started to move away from nuclear power,' Arances said.
He will not be considered for selection by Roberto Di Matteo and is expected to remain exiled after snubbing a move away last month.
Auto Business News-March 29, 2016--Cadillac plans to move away from long-wheelbase vehicles