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go away

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgo away phrasal verb1 LEAVE A PLACEto leave a place or person Go away and leave me alone! I went away wondering if I’d said the wrong thing.2 TRAVELto travel to a place and spend some time there, for example for a holiday Are you going away this year? for We’re going away for the weekend. to He’s going away to college next year. on I’m going away on a business trip next week.3 DISAPPEARif a problem, unpleasant feeling etc goes away, it disappears Ignoring the crime problem won’t make it go away. go→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
go awayBut the central issues will not go away.It was an image that would not go away.She thinks that if she tries hard enough, works hard enough, it will go away.Unhappy with the results, Forrestal simply locked the report in a safe and hoped the problem would go away.He's been really unhappy since she went away.I wish I could make this headache go away.Major Ferguson opened a window, and shouted to the waiting reporters: "You're wasting your time. Go away!"I wish you'd all just go away and leave me alone!The fact that he has chosen to go away and leave me means that he does not love me.Visiting senators and journalists who meet him generally go away charmed.We're going away for two weeks in June.I'm going away next week. Would you mind feeding the cat for me?I said I couldn't stop the night because I was going away on holiday early the next morning."Are you going away this summer?" "Yes, we're going to Greece in August."Martha and Tom are going away this weekend.You went away to become a teacher and you promised to write.His shyness soon went away when he started school.go forAt dinner I try to convince him that we should go away for a few days.She wants to go away for a holiday, too.Some fudge the issue by saying that the grandparent has gone away for a little while.Then she goes away for a long time.I had to go away for a time, you know.She goes away for a while. left alone, he soon falls hungrily on the magazines he had thrown out.Just before Christmas I moved jobs, and in the middle of January I went away for three days on a course.Dooley said you had gone away for two days to see your cousin.
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Verb table
go
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theygo
he, she, itgoes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywent
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave gone
he, she, ithas gone
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad gone
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill go
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have gone
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam going
he, she, itis going
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you, we, theyare going
Past
I, he, she, itwas going
you, we, theywere going
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been going
he, she, ithas been going
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been going
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be going
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been going
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