to go away

Idiom Definition 1

Idiom Definition - go away

"to go away"

to leave a place


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Idiom Definition 2

Idiom Definition - go away

"to go away"

to make an excursion;

to get away


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Idiom Definition 3

Idiom Definition - go away

"to go away"

to lose all intensity


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Idiom Scenario 1

Idiom Definition - go away

A boyfriend and girlfriend are talking ...

Girlfriend:  I am so upset with you right now.

Boyfriend:  What do you want me to do?

Girlfriend:  I think you should go away.

Boyfriend:  You want me to leave?

Girlfriend:  Yes.  Go!

Idiom Scenario 2

Idiom Definition - go away

Two executives are talking ...

Executive 1:  You're looking exhausted lately.

Executive 2:  Thanks. I've been working really hard for a long time.

Executive 1:  Maybe you need to take a vacation.

Executive 2:  I don't know if I can take a vacation but I think I'll go away to the cabin this weekend.

Idiom Scenario 3

Idiom Definition - go away

Two colleagues are talking ...

Colleague 1:  What ever happened to that project you were working on?  People were so excited. 

Colleague 2:  It was looking like it could have been a big deal but people just started to lose interest. 

Colleague 1:  And then the excitement went away

Colleague 2:  Exactly and then the boss just gave up on the project. 

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to go away - Gerund Form:

Going away for the weekend can be a nice break from routine.

to go away - Examples:

1)  All of those things will go away if you really focus on what makes you happy.

2)  I'm sad the print product will go away. It's the end of an era, and I'm not sure it ...

3)  Suppressing ideas never succeeds in making them go away.

4)  I just wanted it to go away. But there was a limit to even my pigheadedness.

5)  The pressure is never off. It doesn't go away.

6)  You got away!! You jumped off the roller coaster of nutz and got away!

7)  That possibility is going away.

8)  But tablets just aren't going away

9)  These problems are not going away, and they will require bipartisan solutions.

10)  I am going away and I am coming back to you.

11)  No. I am not going away. I am just getting started.

12)  Even when he gets distracted by a girl and goes away, he'll eventually come back and ask again.

13)  If you can prove you weren't served properly, the lawsuit goes away.

14)  While reinforced behavior typically continues, behavior that does not get reinforced eventually goes away, or becomes extinct.

15)  This response reaches its peak at about 15 minutes and goes away after about 90 minutes.

16)  Dylan did not go upstate immediately after his English tour -- he went away with his first wife.

17)  When the storm of grief had spent itself she went away to her room alone.

18)  I stopped dealing with the consultants. When I did that my stress went away and I stopped worrying about it.

19)  After I did these three things, all the horrible random freezing problems went away.

20)  When I upped my mineral uptake - my craving for salt went away!