go away

phrasal verb

went away; gone away; going away; goes 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.

Examples of go away in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But College Park simply wouldn’t go away as the Cougars had to make plays down the stretch to escape with a victory. Darren Sabedra, The Mercury News, 7 Feb. 2024 If your cheeks are burning up with a once-a-week schedule, for instance, take a break until the irritation goes away. Jenna Ryu, SELF, 5 Feb. 2024 Charlotte outscored the Pirates 41-28 to win it going away, led by guard Lu’cye Patterson, who had 16 points. Scott Fowler, Charlotte Observer, 3 Feb. 2024 And while we’re not supposed to comment on body size, the pressure to shrink oneself doesn’t go away just because it’s not verbalized. TIME, 2 Feb. 2024 Although athlete’s foot rarely goes away on its own, most cases are treatable with an over-the-counter cream, spray, or powder. Sherri Gordon, Verywell Health, 30 Jan. 2024 The Tritons led for most of the first half and went ahead by as many as seven (29-22) at the 4:36 mark after a pretty drive and reverse layup by Pope but the Highlanders wouldn’t go away and closed on a 14-4 run to take a 36-33 lead into the halftime locker room. Ivan Carter, San Diego Union-Tribune, 26 Jan. 2024 The paralysis eventually went away a year later, however, the actor still deals with hearing loss today. Vanessa Etienne, Peoplemag, 23 Jan. 2024 But the controversy is not going away and threatens to delay the case against the former president, which must be avoided, Eisen said. Amy Gardner The Washington Post, arkansasonline.com, 21 Jan. 2024 See More

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“Go away.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/go%20away. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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