From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgo away phrasal verb1LEAVE A PLACEto leave a place or personGo away and leave me alone!I went away wondering if I’d said the wrong thing.2TRAVELto travel to a place and spend some time there, for example for a holidayAre you going away this year? forWe’re going away for the weekend. toHe’s going away to college next year. onI’m going away on a business trip next week.3DISAPPEARif a problem, unpleasant feeling etc goes away, it disappearsIgnoring the crime problem won’t make it go away. →go→ See Verb table
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go away• But the centralissues 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 headachego away.• Major Ferguson opened a window, and shouted to the waitingreporters: "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 awaycharmed.• We're going away for two weeks in June.• I'm going away next week. Would you mindfeeding 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 for• At 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.