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roar away

1. To utter a loud, fierce, guttural cry in an unrestrained manner or for some prolonged period of time. The drunk stood on the corner roaring away, obviously incensed over something to which no one but himself was privy. We can always hear the lions roaring away whenever we walk past the zoo.
2. To depart at great speed while making a huge din. Typically said of a motor vehicle or someone riding within one. She called something out to me, but I couldn't quite make it out as the train roared away. The three burglars burst through the doors of the bank, their bags of money in tow, and roared away in a getaway car that was waiting for them in the alley.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

roar away

to speed away, making a loud clamor. The car roared away into the night with tires screeching. The train roared away, carrying Andy to Canada.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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So did even the clustered village in the valley, with its wooden bridge across the stream, where the stream tumbled over broken rocks, and roared away among the trees.
They were level in the third though as new middle-order pairing Rory Schlein and Nick Morris roared away from the starts to secure a 5-1 of their own.
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Police had tried to stop Reid's Audi and an officer attempted to open a passenger door, but he roared away.
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Bedwas roared away with tries by Rhys Hutcheson and Tom Rowlands in the opening five minutes and a Richard Powell penalty made it 13-0.
Button was whisked to the Interlagos track in a bulletproof car - and given the same driver who roared away from an armed attack on the McLaren driver on Saturday.
The former Wales international took a Matt Orford kick high above his head and roared away upfield.