Get away - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɡet əˈweɪ|
Brit.  |ˈɡet əˈweɪ|  British pronunciation of the word get away
- run away from confinement (syn: escape)
- escape potentially unpleasant consequences; get away with a forbidden action (syn: escape, get by, get off, get out)
- remove oneself from a familiar environment, usually for pleasure or diversion (syn: escape)
The president of the company never manages to get away during the summer

Examples

You can't get away with it.

I couldn't get away at all last year, I was too busy.

We mustn't let him get away with the idea that he won't have to pay for it.

The president of the company never manages to get away during the summer

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