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phrasal verb [intransitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theygo away
he/she/itgoes away
present participlegoing away
past tensewent away
past participlegone away
  1. 1
    to move or travel away from a person or place

    If he’s bothering you, tell him to go away.

    1. a.
      to leave your home for a period of time, especially for a holiday

      We’ve decided to go away for a long weekend.

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