tow away(redirected from towing someone away)
To take some vehicle away by pulling it with another vehicle. A noun or pronoun can be used between "tow" and "away." They'll tow your car away if you park it there. We had to get the coastguard to tow us away after the engine failed on our boat.
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tow someone or something away*
to pull something, such as a car or a boat, away with another car, boat, etc. (The someone refers to the property of someone, not the person.) If I don't get back to my car, they will tow me away. The truck towed away my car. A big truck came and towed the illegally parked car away.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.