break away

[breɪk əˈweɪ]


  • to move away from the crowd;
  • to escape from somebody or something.

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This 1861 map, published by J.W. Randolph in Richmond, showed Virginia before its western portion broke away.

The Lomond Roads Cycling Club was formed after six cyclists broke away from another club to start a group of riders with a common aim. The Dumbarton and Vale of Leven Reporter

Reade said that after she broke away, Biden told her, “You're nothing to me.” The Cut

Though his style was influenced by Navya movement, he also broke away from it in later years. The Hindu

'American Idol' Season 18: How the show broke away from its classic format for first time in almost 20 years. MEAWW

In July of 2017, one of the largest icebergs ever recorded broke away from Antarctica's Larsen C Ice Shelf. The Weather Network

This after two of its members, Jabu Jnr and guitarist Sol Stringer, broke away to form a new group called Smiley Freaks. Johannesburg Sunday World

She broke away and ran, that's when Seattle police said the suspect shot at a car, took the woman's one-year-old child and ran.