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verb (rfc-header, Phrasal Verb)
to
  1. (literally) To move away (from).
Get away from the edge of the cliff!
  1. (with from when used with an object) To avoid capture; to escape (from).
Surround the bank! Don't let the robber !
I almost caught the critter, but it got away from me.
  1. (with to when used with an object) To take a break from one's present circumstances; to journey (to), especially on holiday.
This place is really getting me down. I need to for a while.
Next weekend we're hoping to to the seaside.
  1. To start moving; to depart.
The train got away exactly on time.
  1. To slip from one's control.
I can't cope any more. Things are getting away from me.

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