2 not at home, or not at the place where you work or study
My brother takes care of the farm while I’m away.
away from: I’m writing to ask Amy’s parents why she’s been away from school.
away on vacation/business: Graham’s away on vacation this week.
go away (=leave your home for more than a day): I haven’t seen our neighbors around – they must have gone away somewhere.
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