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When Sykes saw the police, he ran away.
People had been driven away from their homes by the invading army.
Bruce was staring at her. She looked away, feeling suddenly shy and embarrassed.
He turned away from the window and walked over to the table.
My brother looks after the farm while I’m away.
I’m writing to ask Amy’s parents why she’s been away from school.
Graham’s away on holiday this week.
I’ve not seen our neighbours around – they must have gone away somewhere.
Police have warned people to stay away from the area.
Keep away from the stove – it’s very hot.
It’s nice to have a weekend away from London.
She’s been away from her family for too long.
The nearest hospital is about eight miles away.
Robert’s brother was standing only a few feet away from me.
Examinations are less than three weeks away.
The sound of their voices faded away into the distance.
Martha’s anger suddenly melted away.
Molly was at her desk working away as usual.
The children were all chattering away happily.
Put your toys away before you go to bed.
He’s got lot of gold coins hidden away somewhere.
We’re moving away from the idea that what’s modern is necessarily good.
There has been a shift away from the old manufacturing industries toward high technology.
Chelsea are away to Manchester United on Saturday.
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