Definition of 'get away'
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This is what we have to get away from. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That helped him get away with it. Times, Sunday Times (2016)No one should be allowed to get away with dangerous driving. The Sun (2016)No one is saying motorists should be able to get away with poor driving. The Sun (2016)You don't get away with not being the very best with them. The Sun (2017)Take it for the team, or better still, get away with it. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You still get away with it don't you, you lot? The Sun (2017)Don't try to get away with this as a main gift, though. Times, Sunday Times (2016)If you want to get away from it all for a weekend of fun, music and dancing, then look no further. The Sun (2016)As it happens, Swansea were so bad he could have played with a cigar on the go and still got away with it. The Sun (2016)The weekend just gone was the worst because of people trying to get away on holiday. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We just about got away with that. The Sun (2012)Showed quick feet to get away a shot under pressure midway through the first half. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The question is whether her attacker will get away with it. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Somewhere to get away from the darkness. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They make arrangements to get away for an overnight once or twice a year. Christianity Today (2000)He also lets me get away with being a bit bossy. The Sun (2008)People would flee anywhere just to get away. The Sun (2014)There is something to be got away from and something to be got back to. Times, Sunday Times (2010)You are not going to get away with that anymore. The Sun (2009)It was a perfect opportunity still get away with it. The Sun (2012)No other group of workers would get away with it with such seeming impunity. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Commentators who make such judgments get away far too lightly. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Is there anywhere one can get away from it? Times, Sunday Times (2009)It is hard nowadays to get away with something so elemental. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There was no way he was going to get away with what he had done. The Sun (2013)And still the bank gets away with it. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Do you throw yourself into busy to get away from other things that are not very pleasant and not easy to deal with? Times, Sunday Times (2010)You can also get away with a head piece at Goodwood. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The warring siblings have gone on holiday to get away from the storm caused over the OASIS split. The Sun (2009)But why shouldn't new Labour get away with it? Times, Sunday Times (2007)She said: 'I let him get away with it. The Sun (2009)He said: 'I wanted to get away for a few days to assess what happened. The Sun (2016)
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Translations for 'get away'
British English: get away /ɡɛt əˈweɪ/ VERB
If you get away, you succeed in leaving a place or situation that you do not want to be in.
The thieves got away through an upstairs window.
- American English: get away
- Arabic: يَهْرُبُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: escapar
- Chinese: 逃脱
- Croatian: pobjeći
- Czech: uniknout
- Danish: slippe væk
- Dutch: ontsnappen
- European Spanish: escaparse
- Finnish: paeta päästä pakoon
- French: s’en sortir
- German: davonkommen
- Greek: διαφεύγω
- Italian: fuggire
- Japanese: 逃げる
- Korean: 벗어나다
- Norwegian: kom seg unna
- Polish: odejść
- European Portuguese: escapar
- Romanian: a fugi
- Russian: уходить
- Spanish: escaparse huir
- Swedish: komma undan
- Thai: หนี, ปลีกตัวออกมา
- Turkish: sıvışmak
- Ukrainian: втекти
- Vietnamese: thoát khỏi
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Definition of get away from the Collins English Dictionary
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