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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 takes care of 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 vacation this week.
I haven’t seen our neighbors 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 the city.
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.
Final exams 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.
There has been a shift away from the old manufacturing industries toward high technology.
We’re moving away from the idea that what’s modern is necessarily good.
He’s got lot of gold coins hidden away somewhere.
Put your toys away before you go to bed.
This is the American English definition of away. View British English definition of away.