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come away (with something)

phrasal verb with come  us   /kʌm/ verb (past tense came  /keɪm/ , past participle come)
to ​leave a ​place or ​situation with the ​statedfeeling, ​idea, ​condition, etc.: I ​recentlyspent about 90 ​minutesshopping on the ​Internet, and I came away ​empty-handed. Some 39 ​percent said they came away with a more ​favorableview of the ​candidate.
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