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English definition of “run away”

run away

(AVOID) phrasal verb with run     /rʌn/ verb (present participle running, past tense ran, past participle run)
to avoid dealing with a problem or difficult situation : She accused him of running away from his responsibilities .Avoiding actionLaziness and lazy people
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