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go away

(intransitive, adverb) to leave, as when starting from home on holiday
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  • This tree had been nice to them, no branches had harshly croaked: 'go away.

    Painted Veils James Huneker
  • He will go away before dinner, if I ask him, I have little doubt.

    Deerbrook Harriet Martineau
  • Charles assured her if she did go away, it would not remove the wrath of the minister from them, and she decided to remain.

    The Witch of Salem John R. Musick
  • They had been very inconsiderate, and must go away directly.

    Deerbrook Harriet Martineau
  • The friars refused to go away, until the soldiers had to carry them away bodily.

Idioms and Phrases with go away

go away

Depart, leave a place, travel somewhere. For example, They went away this morning, or Are you going away this winter? This expression also can be used as an imperative ordering someone to leave: Go away! It can also be used figuratively to mean “disappear,” as in This fever just doesn't go away. [ c. 1200 ]
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