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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.
See also: away, roar
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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An outburst of unchained fury, a vicious rush of the wind absolutely steadied the ship; she rocked only, quick and light like a child's cradle, for a terrific moment of suspense, while the whole atmosphere, as it seemed, streamed furiously past her, roaring away from the tenebrous earth.
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Investec chief economist Philip Shaw said: "With the economy growing respectably but not roaring away, we see it likelier than not that the MPC will avoid tightening policy this year, especially with inflation expected to remain below target over the medium term."
He said: "For now with the economy growing respectably but not roaring away, we see it likelier than not that the MPC will avoid tightening policy this year, especially with inflation expected to remain below target over the medium term."
Following his morning round, he was heard roaring away from the Clubhouse revving his Harley like a carefree teenager, perhaps in anticipation of his prize, but certainly distracting all those on the driving range adjacent to the road.
FAILED Hamilton had been roaring away to his third victory in four races when his gearbox failed in Singapore.
The Brit said lavish battle plans have been ditched in favour of an all-out attack targeted on starting from pole and roaring away to the chequered flag.
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The Ducks were rattled for those opening 20 minutes and couldn't shoot, handle the ball or defend well enough to keep the Tigers from roaring away to as much as a 22-point lead.
Two men were seen running away and witnesses have told police they heard a motorbike roaring away from the area.