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get away

Translation of get away in Spanish:

  • 1verb + adverb 1.1 (escape)
    don't let him get away
    no dejes que se escape
    to get away from something/somebody
    escaparse de algo/alguien
    there's no getting away from the fact that …
    hay que reconocer or es un hecho insoslayable que …
    1.2 (leave) 1.3 (go on vacation)
    irse or salir de vacaciones
    to get away from it all
    alejarse del mundanal ruido
    1.4 (expressing incredulity) (British) [colloquial]get away (with you)!
    ¡dale! [colloquial]
    ¡anda (ya)! (esp Spain) [colloquial]
  • 2verb + object + adverb 2.1 (remove, take away) get that dog away from my petunias!
    ¡quita or saca a ese perro de mis petunias!
    anything to get the children away from the television set
    cualquier cosa con tal de sacar a los niños de enfrente del televisor
    we got the knife away from him
    le quitamos el cuchillo
    2.2 (put away, conceal) 2.3 (dispatch, send off)
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