not present; having left
"he's away right now"; "you must not allow a stranger into the house when your mother is away"
used of an opponent's ground
"an away game"
(of a baseball pitch) on the far side of home plate from the batter
"the pitch was away (or wide)"; "an outside pitch"
away, off, forth(adverb)
from a particular thing or place or position (`forth' is obsolete)
"ran away from the lion"; "wanted to get away from there"; "sent the children away to boarding school"; "the teacher waved the children away from the dead animal"; "went off to school"; "they drove off"; "go forth and preach"
from one's possession
"he gave out money to the poor"; "gave away the tickets"
out of the way (especially away from one's thoughts)
"brush the objections aside"; "pushed all doubts away"
out of existence
"the music faded away"; "tried to explain away the affair of the letter"- H.E.Scudder; "idled the hours away"; "her fingernails were worn away"
at a distance in space or time
"the boat was 5 miles off (or away)"; "the party is still 2 weeks off (or away)"; "away back in the 18th century"
indicating continuing action; continuously or steadily
"he worked away at the project for more than a year"; "the child kept hammering away as if his life depended on it"
so as to be removed or gotten rid of
"cleared the mess away"; "the rotted wood had to be cut away"
freely or at will
in or into a proper place (especially for storage or safekeeping)
"put the toys away"; "her jewels are locked away in a safe"; "filed the letter away"
in a different direction
"turn aside"; "turn away one's face"; "glanced away"
aside, by, away(adverb)
in reserve; not for immediate use
"started setting aside money to buy a car"; "put something by for her old age"; "has a nest egg tucked away for a rainy day"
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How to use away in a sentence?
We have a fast growing population, we have poverty that is refusing to go away, and we have wealth ... but this wealth is concentrated in a few hands.
We would be happy to talk to anyone who had been turned away because he or she is Muslim or perceived to be Muslim, we would be more than happy to take her to court to get her to do the American, moral thing.
Some of our schools offer alternative meals, like a salad bar that kids can sign up for or grab-and-go meals if they don't want the regular meal that day, in order to cut costs, that would probably be something that I would think about doing away with.
You maybe have 14 to 20 feet to move away from them, you have to find a way to gracefully exit the conversation. I want to make sure that they continue to want to come to my bar, even if I find them to be aggressively boring.
My easy tip on how to become a Good Leader: Watch all the Bad Leaders around, and don't do what they do. It's as simple as that. I always do that. There are lots of bad leaders around, always, no matter where you come from, and when you are reading this. Good Leader is always a scaece commodity, and surely you can strive to be the one.....in my view, there is definitely less competition to become a Good Leader, so join the queue right away. Good Luck!
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- fort, weg, los, unterwegs, abwesend, fernGerman
- μακριά, απώνGreek
- lejos, fuera, ausenteSpanish
- pois, poissa, päässä, kuluttua, lomalla, poispäinFinnish
- ar fadIrish
- fjarverandi, í, ekki við, fríIcelandic
- via, lontanoItalian
- ឆ្ងាយ, មិននៅ, ចាកឆ្ងាយ, នៅលើKhmer
- foras, loci, foris, hinc, procul, a locoLatin
- bort, borteNorwegian
- bort, borteNorwegian Nynorsk
- stąd, daleko, na wyjeździe, z dala, precz, niedostępnyPolish
- لرېPashto, Pushto
- fora, saia, embora, [[vai]]/[[vá]] [[embora]], indisponível, longe, [[suma]]/[[some]] [[daqui]], [[para]] [[fora]], a, sai, daqui a, ausentePortuguese
- absent, indisponibil, departe, încolo, de aici, în continuareRomanian
- вон, далеко, долой, недоступно, прочьRussian
- pròč, stránSlovene
- прiч, гетьUkrainian
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