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    What does the following idiom mean?

    Move away from something

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    It depends on the context. It could mean, to step away from something, to stop doing it; to no longer pursue something.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Soup View Post
    It depends on the context. It could mean, to step away from something, to stop doing it; to no longer pursue something.
    Could that mean 'to change something' or 'affect on something'?

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    What's the context, the sentence or paragraph it sits in?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Soup View Post
    What's the context, the sentence or paragraph it sits in?
    "In fact, the rays of sun move away from all the food ingredients and then, they will be spoiled soon."

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    Quote Originally Posted by proof.beh View Post
    "In fact, the rays of sun move away from all the food ingredients and then, they will be spoiled soon."
    It's a most peculiar sentence, but I understand it to say that the sun will move so its rays will no longer be shining on the ingredients, or they will spoil from the effect of the rays.

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