run away (1)
Meaning: If you run away from something or someone, you run as fast as you can to escape.Synonym: make off, run off
- run away As soon as he heard the sound of the police car coming, Benny ran away so that the cops wouldn't catch him.
- run away While I was coming home a dog growled and barked at me, but it ran away after I yelled at it.
Mario was surrounded by a gang of young guys looking for a fight, but they ran away when they saw