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get away

part of speech: phrase
definition 1: to escape and become free.
Two of the prisoners got away.They knew the soldiers were coming and they had to get away.This woman at the party kept talking to me and I couldn't get away.
definition 2: to escape punishment.
One of the defendants in the bank robbery got convicted but the other got away for lack of evidence.
definition 3: to travel to a place outside of or far from where one generally works or lives.
They live in the city, but they try to get away on the weekends.Even though I went for a conference and not for vacation, it was good to get away.