run away Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “run away” in the English Dictionary

"run away" in British English

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run away

phrasal verb with run uk   us   /rʌn/ verb (present participle running, past tense ran, past participle run)

run away (LEAVE)

B2 to ​leave a ​place or ​personsecretly and ​suddenly: He ​ran away fromhome when he was only twelve. Mark and my ​sister are ​planning to ​run away together to get ​married.

run away (AVOID)

to ​avoiddealing with a ​problem or ​difficultsituation: She ​accused him of ​running away from his ​responsibilities.
(Definition of run away from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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run away

phrasal verb with run  us   /rʌn/ verb (present participle running, past tense ran  /ræn/ , past participle run)
to ​leave a ​place or ​personsecretly and ​suddenly: Vinnie ran away from ​home when he was 16.
(Definition of run away from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “run away”
in Arabic يَهْرُب…
in Korean 달아나다, 가출하다…
in Portuguese fugir, escapar…
in Catalan fugir, escapar-se…
in Japanese 逃げ出す, 逃亡する…
in Chinese (Simplified) 逃离, 突然离开, 逃走…
in Turkish gizlice kaçmak, sıvışmak, çekip gitmek…
in Russian сбежать откуда-либо…
in Chinese (Traditional) 逃離, 突然離開, 逃走…
in Italian scappare…
in Polish uciekać…
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