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take me awayused in a Calgon ad campaign.Rate it:

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this too shall pass awayAlternative form of this too shall pass.Rate it:

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throw awayTo place a son or daughter for adoption.Rate it:

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throw money awayTo spend money foolishly or indiscriminately; to waste money without regard of the consequences.Rate it:

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throwing money awayThe act of spending money foolishly; wasting money without regard of the consequences.Rate it:

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turn awayTo rotate the body or head so as not to face someone or something.Rate it:

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turn awayTo bend or turn from a fixed course.Rate it:

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turn awayTo refuse to admit someone.Rate it:

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turn awayTo avert or deflect something.Rate it:

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walk awayUsed other than as an idiom: see walk, away.Rate it:

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walk awayTo withdraw from a problematic situation.Rate it:

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walk awayTo survive a challenging or dangerous situation without harm.Rate it:

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walk awayTo defeat someone or achieve something.Rate it:

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walk away fromTo abandon or leave; to shun.Rate it:

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wash awayTo eliminate, or destroy by fast moving water, such as in a flood, or a high sea.Rate it:

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wash awayTo eliminate, in a figurative sense.Rate it:

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waste awayTo lose energy and become weak and feeble.Rate it:

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wave awayTo reject or dismiss with a hand gesture.Rate it:

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wheel awayTo run around in celebrationRate it:

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when the cat's awayPeople are likely to take advantage of the absence of authority or enforcement of compliance.Rate it:

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when the cat's away the mice will playIn the absence of a controlling entity, subordinates will take advantage of circumstances.Rate it:

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while away your dayOne whom is lackadaisical, regressive, cares less:Rate it:

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whisk awayTo take (a person) on a surprise romantic journey.Rate it:

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wipe awayTo remove or erase with a wiping motion.Rate it:

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a bad penny always comes backAlternative form of a bad penny always turns up.Rate it:

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but, satisfaction brought it backa common rejoinder to "curiosity killed the cat"Rate it:

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hold backTo act with reserve; to contain one's full measure or power.Rate it:

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kick backTo relax.Rate it:

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put backTo return something to it's original place.Rate it:

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bounce backTo recover from a negative without seemingly any damage.Rate it:

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answer backTo reply to a question at a later time.Rate it:

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back fortyThe remote part of a farm.Rate it:

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back intoTo reverse a vehicle into a space.Rate it:

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back of beyondA very remote place.Rate it:

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back offTo move backwards away from something.Rate it:

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back offTo become less aggressive, particularly when one had appeared committed to act.Rate it:

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back outTo withdraw from something one has promised to do.Rate it:

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back to the wall(Can we clean up this sense?) A very difficult situation with no beneficial options available for action.Rate it:

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back upAs a security measure.Rate it:

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back upTo move backwards, especially for a vehicle to do so.Rate it:

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come backTo return to a place.Rate it:

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draw backTo retreat from a position.Rate it:

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drop backOf a quarterback or other player in the backfield, to take a number of steps back from the line of scrimmage immediately after the snap or hike of the ball, to avoid defenders.Rate it:

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fall backTo retreat.Rate it:

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go backTo return to a place.Rate it:

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go back onTo be treacherous or faithless to; betray; as, to go back on friends.Rate it:

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go back to square onerevert to the beginning and start all over againRate it:

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hold backTo contain; stop.Rate it:

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hold backTo delay, especially in school.Rate it:

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knock backTo drink an alcoholic beverage swiftly or often.Rate it:

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