get away

[ɡet əˈweɪ]


  • to escape from someone or somewhere;
  • to leave your ordinary place or work to have a rest.

There is also a useful idiom - 'to get away with murder'. You can read about it here.

Examples 👇

Americans are itching to get away and have plans to travel once the coronavirus crisis is over – digitalhub. Feed Leader

Police said a person who was shot hit a woman in the parking lot with a vehicle when they were trying to get away. WWBT NBC12 News

A man died early Monday morning after authorities said he jumped off a bridge to Oklahoma City in an attempt to get away from police officers. KOCO Oklahoma City

It sounds like Ken Giles is interested in sticking around with the Blue Jays beyond the 2020 season, and it would be foolish to let him get away. Jays Journal

Throughout his presidency, Donald Trump has allowed large corporations to run rampant, exploit people, and get away with it. CounterPunch

Trump almost got away with firing the guy who was investigating Mike Pompeo — but now it's all falling apart. The Independent

We Can't Let Him Get Away With It: Trump Chose Wall Street Over Main Street. TPM

How long can I get away with an expired car inspection? Press Herald

Get Away From Everything — and Everyone — in These Secluded, Minimalist Cabins. Beautiful Scandinavian design tucked away in Norway's rugged scenery. Travel+Leisure

Nursing homes have been able to get away with it based on a resident's resource limit. KXTV