HyperDic: get_away

English > 3 senses of the expression get away:
VERBmotionget away, escape, break looserun away from confinement
communicationget away, get off, get by, get out, escapeescape potentially unpleasant consequences
socialget away, escaperemove oneself from a familiar / familiar environment, usually for pleasure or diversion
English > get away: 3 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningrun away from confinement.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsescape, break loose
Narrowerbreak, break out, break awayMove away or escape suddenly
elude, evade, bilkescape, either physically or mentally
escape, get awayRemove oneself from a familiar / familiar environment, usually for pleasure or diversion
exfiltrateEscape furtively, as from an area under enemy control
run awayescape from the control of
shake, shake off, throw off, escape fromGet rid of
slipMove smoothly and easily
Broaderflee, fly, take flightrun away quickly
Spanishdesatarse, escaparse, escapar, evadirse, evadir, fugarse, huir, irse, librarse
Catalananar-se'n, escapar, escapolir-se, evadir-se, evadir, fugir, marxar, tocar el dos
Nounsgetawaya rapid escape (as by criminals)
English > get away: 3 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningescape potentially unpleasant consequences; get away with a forbidden action.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsget off, get by, get out, escape
NarrowerevadeUse cunning or deceit to escape or avoid
BroaderavoidStay clear from
Spanishescaparsse, escapar
Catalananar-se'n, escapar, escapolir-se, evadir-se, fugir, marxar, tocar el dos
English > get away: 3 senses > verb 3, social
MeaningRemove oneself from a familiar / familiar environment, usually for pleasure or diversion.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Example "The president of the company never manages to get away during the summer"
Synonymescape
Broaderescape, get away, break looserun away from confinement
Spanishescapar
Catalanescapar

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