walk away with(redirected from walk off with something)
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.
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.
walk away with somethingand 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.