Phrasal Verb 'Get away'

We have 8 phrasal verb definitions related to 'Get away'.

Get away


Example: The robbers GOT AWAY in a stolen car, which the police later found abandoned.

Get away

Go on holiday or for a short break

Example: We love to GET AWAY from everything and relax in the country.

Get away

Move, leave somewhere

Example: He didn't come because he was stuck at work and couldn't GET AWAY.

Get away from

Go somewhere different or do something different

Example: Work's getting on top of me; I need to GET AWAY FROM it.

Get away from

Start to talk about something that is not relevant to the discussion

Example: I think we're GETTING AWAY FROM the point here- we need to concentrate on the main ideas.

Get away with

Not get caught, criticised or punished for doing something wrong

Example: Thieves GOT AWAY WITH two Picassos, which were never found.

Get away with

Achieve something, despite not doing it correctly or properly

Example: Do you think we could GET AWAY WITH using the cheaper product?

Get away!

An expression of disbelief

Example: "I passed." "GET AWAY! You couldn't have passed."