get away from
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get away from(
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (to leave)
a. salir de
I don't know if I'm going to be able to get away from my desk. I have a lot of work.No sé si voy a poder salir de mi escritorio. Tengo mucho trabajo.
b. irse de
Joana should get away form here before she sees her ex-boyfriend.Joana debe irse de aquí antes de que vea a su exnovio.
2. (to escape)
a. escapar de
I can't get away from his grip. He is very strong.No puedo escapar de su agarre. Él es muy fuerte.
b. escaparse de
Julio wants to get away from here as soon as possible.Julio quiere escaparse de aquí lo más pronto posible.
3. (to separate oneself from)
a. alejarse de
It will be good to get away from all of the drama.Será bueno alejarse de todo el drama.
b. apartarme de
I am excited to get away from work for a few days.Estoy emocionado por apartarme del trabajo por unos días.
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
4. (imperative; used to address one person)
a. aléjate de (singular)
Get away from the dog! He bites.¡Aléjate del perro! Muerde.
b. apártate de
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
Get away from me. I don't want to see you anymore.¡Apártate de mí! Ya no te quiero ver.
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