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run away

part of speech: phrase
definition 1: to secretly leave a place where one is staying because of feeling unhappy or unsafe (usu. fol. by "from").
When he was thirteen, he ran away from home.She was afraid of her foster father, so she ran away as soon as she could.All the children we see at this shelter have run away from home.
definition 2: to go away secretly with a person one is in love with, usually to get married (usu. fol. by "with").
Their daughter ran away with a musician she'd met at a club.Let's run away together!
definition 3: to ignore or try not to face (problems, difficult situations, or the like).
You can't run away from this problem forever. Someday you'll have to do something about it.