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Slang definitions & phrases for walk away from

walk all over someone

verb phrase

To intimidate and maltreat someone

[1890s+ College students; based on mid-1800s walk over]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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Idioms and Phrases with walk away from

walk away from

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Survive an accident with little injury, as in They were lucky to walk away from that collision. [ Second half of 1900s ]
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Refuse to deal with or become involved, abandon, as in No parent finds it easy to walk away from a child in trouble. [ Second half of 1900s ]
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Also see: walk over
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