go away

phrasal verb
went away; gone away; going away; goes away

Definition of go away

1 : to leave a place or person She angrily told him to go away and stop bothering her.
2 : to leave home for a period of time They're going away on vacation. After graduating from high school, he went away to college.
3 : to stop existing or happening : to end I just wish there was some way to make the pain go away.

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“Go away.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/go%20away. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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