sweep away - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theysweep away
he/she/itsweeps away
present participlesweeping away
past tenseswept away
past participleswept away
  1. 2
    to become completely involved in a story, situation, your emotions etc
    get swept away:

    I got quite swept away with the spirit of the moment.

See also main entry: sweep