get away Meaning in Cambridge Learner Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "get away" - Learner English Dictionary

See all translations

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
(Definition of get away from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “get away” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
hurdle

a frame or fence for jumping over in a race

Word of the Day

Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
by Kate Woodford,
July 29, 2015
A reader of this blog recently asked for a post on idioms that are used in everyday English. This seemed like a reasonable request. After all, if you are going to make the effort to learn a set of English idioms, you want those idioms to be useful. The question, then, was

Read More 

exoskeleton noun
exoskeleton noun
July 27, 2015
a robotic device which goes around the legs and part of the body of a person who cannot walk and allows them to move independently and in an upright position The device, known as an exoskeleton, is strapped to the outside of a person’s limbs and can then be controlled by them.

Read More