Definition of get away from
1 : to go away from (a place) I can't get away from the office till after five. —often used figuratively The company is having problems because they've gotten away from the things they do best.
2 : to avoid being caught by (someone) The robbers got away from the police in a fast car. —sometimes used figuratively You can't get away from the facts.There's no getting away from the facts.
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