walk away with

walk away with (something)

1. To win or be awarded something, especially with ease. Without their star quarterback, they were no match for their rivals, who walked away with the game. The lucky winner will walk away with a $500,000 cash prize.
2. To steal something. I forgot to lock my bike as I went into the shop, and in the space of five minutes someone had already walked away with it.
See also: away, walk

walk away with (someone or an animal)

to lead, take, accompany, or carry someone or an animal away. I walked away with my brother. The young man walked away with the heifer.
See also: away, walk

walk away with something

 and walk off with something 
1. Fig. to win something easily. (With little more effort than is required to carry off the winning trophy.) John won the tennis match with no difficulty. He walked away with it. Our team walked away with first place.
2. Fig. to take or steal something. I think somebody just walked off with my purse! Somebody walked off with my daughter's bicycle.
See also: away, walk
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The winners of the 21km race will walk away with P4 000 for both males and females, while their runner ups in positions two and three will walk away with P2 000 and P1 500 respectively.
Although the exact figures have yet to be revealed, winners can often walk away with hundreds of thousands of pounds.
A marque will be set up at Burnhopeside Hall for the event, which could see locals walk away with life-changing amounts of money.
Summary: DUBAI - The first week of the Centrepoint Millionaire raffle draw saw Mr Yi Chen walk away with the coveted prize of Dh100,000.
Justice Minister Maria Eagle said: "Drivers who kill through carelessness will no longer be able to walk away with just a fine.
Summary: One Thousand lucky winners will walk away with tickets to watch Egyptian superstar and Coca-Cola brand ambassador Tamer Hosni, live in, announced the Coca-Cola Bottling Company in Jordan
But what I hope you really walk away with is a sense that you have in your hands the ability to make a difference.
I'd rather walk away with a win but I'm ready to walk away,'' Stroh said.
An audible sigh of disappointment swept through spectators at the ninth biennial Paris International Dance Competition when, on December 2, the classical dance jury announced that no contestant would walk away with the Grand Prize of the City of Paris and its 40,000 francs ($5,400) in prize money.
If both men retired that summer, O'Neal would walk away with two years and $61.
Although the three Antelope Valley College athletes were unsuccessful, each was able to walk away with a small measure of satisfaction.
It's not the $1 million that the winner of ``Survivor: The Australian Outback'' will walk away with, but enough to keep people's interest, Rios said.