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    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough to tell me whether I am right with my interpretation of the expression in bold in the following sentence?

    The fog that had enveloped the Machine blew away and they were in an, old time a very old time indeed, three hunters and two Safari Heads with their blue metal guns across their knees.

    blow away = sl. blow off = abandon = clear away = melt away

    Thank you for your efforts.

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    In this context I would say "cleared up" or "cleared away."

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