walk away with (something)

phrasal verb

walked away with (something); walking away with (something); walks away with (something)
informal
: to win (something) especially in an easy way
He walked away with first place.

Examples of walk away with (something) in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That would mean all of the NBA’s TV broadcasters would walk away with fewer games in the upcoming media rights deals, despite having to pay more to carry them. Paolo Confino, Fortune, 1 May 2024 That means even if Biden wins Maine, Trump could walk away with an electoral vote from the 2nd District. Karissa Waddick, USA TODAY, 16 Apr. 2024 By the end of the five-day trial, jurors would walk away with a better understanding of Koreatown’s underbelly and be left to determine Cho’s role in it. Brittny Mejia, Los Angeles Times, 26 Mar. 2024 There, the beach was a five-minute walk away with no roads and no motorbikes, and their home was a four-bedroom house that their father, a fisherman, built himself. Maahil Mohamed Elke Scholiers, New York Times, 6 Apr. 2024 According to Boeing’s most recent proxy statement, Calhoun is set to walk away with about $15 million worth of stock, cash and options in retirement. Allison Morrow, CNN, 26 Mar. 2024 And the cascade of praise and recognition from other awards-giving bodies (notably SAG), in addition to the numerous moving speeches Gladstone has given already, has primed her to walk away with a statuette come Oscar night. David Fear, Rolling Stone, 4 Mar. 2024 Under the terms of the package, Culp could retire and walk away with the money this August. Jeremy Bogaisky, Forbes, 29 Mar. 2024 One estimate, according to Fortune, suggests Calhoun could walk away with $24 million, with the potential to collect $45.5 million more if Boeing’s stock goes up 37%. Allison Morrow, CNN, 26 Mar. 2024

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Dictionary Entries Near walk away with (something)

walkaway

walk away with (something)

walk back

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“Walk away with (something).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/walk%20away%20with%20%28something%29. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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