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come away

verb (intransitive, adverb)
to become detached
(foll by with) to leave (with)
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  • “Let us come away now that you have sung your song,” said Ulenspiegel.

    The Legend of Ulenspiegel Charles de Coster
  • Yet, for all my care, things were not merry in the house, and I thought it well to come away.

    The White Company Arthur Conan Doyle
  • "come away from here," she said to Hoopdriver, as he rose to meet her.

    The Wheels of Chance H. G. Wells
  • I tried to get Tom to come away, but he wouldn't, and I dasn't budge by myself.

    Tom Sawyer, Detective Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
  • We dip our pitchers in these fountains to come away overspilling with satisfaction.

    Tablets Amos Bronson Alcott

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