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get out of the way

INFORMAL
This page is about the conversational phrase get out of the way

Meaning

You can say this if someone's in your way, or in a space you want to use.

For example

  • A guy being chased through a crowd was yelling, "Get out of the way!"

  • "There's a truck blocking our driveway."
    "Go and tell him to get out of the way."

Note:
Also "get (sth) out of the way", as in "Get your suitcase out of the way."

Quick Quiz

Leo yelled "Get out of the way!" because he was about to

a. lead the way

b. follow someone

c. run into someone

Contributor: Matt Errey