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go away

phrasal verb with go uk   /ɡəʊ/  us   /ɡoʊ/ verb (present participle going, past tense went, past participle gone)
  • (LEAVE)

B1 to ​leave a ​place: Go away and ​leave me ​alone!
B1 to ​leaveyourhome in ​order to ​spendtimesomewhereelse, usually for a ​holiday: We usually go away for the ​summer. He goes away on ​business a lot.

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  • (DISAPPEAR)

to ​disappear: It was ​weeks before the ​bruises went away.

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