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Phrasal Verbs

run away (2)

This page is about the phrasal verb run away (2)

Meaning

If children or teenagers run away, they leave home without telling their parents or guardians.

For example

  • run away When he was a kid, Pedro got angry with his parents and ran away from home.

  • run away Many young people run away because they're being sexually abused by a family member.

Quick Quiz

Kelly has run away again, so her parents are

a. very worried about her

b. very proud of her

c. very happy for her

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