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A Far Away Look »
(a look in ones eyes when one is not focused on the present moment; the way a person looks when they are thinking of other times or places...)


A Hearbeat Away »
(it is very close to happening...)


A heartbeat Away »
(it is very close to happening...)


A Stone's Throw Away From Something »
(close enough that you could throw a stone and hit it...)


Be A Million Miles Away »
(far away; it feels like one is far away...)


Carried Away »
(one is so excited that one does too much...)


Do Away With Someone Or Something »
(get rid of that thing; not have it any more...)


Eating Away At You »
(that thing has been bothering one a lot...)


Explain It Away »
(finding different reasons to explain why it happened...)


Far And Away The Best »
(much better than any others...)


Get Away From It All »
(escape from one's problems or difficulties...)


Get Away With Something »
(do something bad but not be discovered...)


Get Carried Away »
(have such strong feelings while doing something that one does too much...)


Hammer Away At It »
(do that thing again and again; do it repeatedly...)


Just A Stone's Throw Away From Something »
(very near to it; it very nearly happened...)


Pass Away »
(this is a polite and gentle way to say "die"...)


Shy Away From Someone Or Something »
(not do something because it makes one a little afraid...)


Slip Away »
(go away quietly; leave without people noticing...)


Squirrel Something Away »
(save for the future...)


Take Someone Or Something Away »
(take that one to another place...)


When The Cat's Away, The Mice Will Play »
(when the person of authority is away, the others act less responsibly...)


A Hop, Skip, And A Jump »
(not far away from where we are...)


Beat A Hasty Retreat »
(go back; run away quickly...)


Cast About For Someone Or Something »
(try to find away to learn or get something...)


Do A Double Take »
(look at something, look away, then look back at the thing a second time...)


Eat And Run »
(eat ones food and then leave right away, which can be considered rude...)


Facing You Down »
(stare at a you until you quit and turn away...)


Get A Big Send Off »
(a big party to celebrate that you are leaving; a going-away party...)


Get A Life »
(rude way to say stop bothering other people; focus on your own life; go away; stop bothering us; we don't want you here...)


Get Set »
(prepare oneself to begin right away...)


Go Fly A Kite »
(go away; leave!...)


I'm Off »
(one is leaving; one will go away...)


In Storage »
(put away to be used at a future time; it is packed up and stored...)


Jump Bail »
(one has given money to the court to get out of jail temporarily, then one runs away...)


Keeping One's Nose To The Grindstone »
(working away and not letting oneself be distracted...)


Look Someone In The Eye »
(be direct with that person; do not hide; do not turn away when that person looks at you...)


Look Someone In The Face »
(face the danger; do not hide; do not run away; accept the problem...)


Out Of Earshot »
(they cannot hear us because they are far away...)


Slip Out »
(leave quietly; go away without making noise...)


Take A Hike »
(rude way to tell someone to "go away" because they are not wanted...)


Take A Long Walk Off A Short Pier »
(rude way to tell someone to "go away"...)


Take Off On Something »
(lose hold of something and have it run away...)


Tied To One's Mother's Apron Strings »
(the child is afraid to go away from the mother...)


Wouldn't Touch Something With A Ten Foot Pole »
(It is safer to stay away from that...)




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