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get away

phrasal verb with get
 
 
/ɡet/ verb ( present participle getting, past tense got, past participle got, US gotten)
LEAVE B2 to leave or escape from a place or person, often when it is difficult to do this: We walked to the next beach to get away from the crowds.Departing
HOLIDAY B2 to go somewhere to have a holiday, especially because you need to rest: We decided to go up to Scotland to get away from it all (= have a relaxing holiday).Tourism and holidaysHotels and hostels
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