run away from

This page is about the phrasal verb run away from.

Meaning: to try to avoid problems or difficult situations

For example:

  • run away from sth Instead of running away from difficult situations, you should try to deal with them.

  • run away from sth Sandra won't face her problems. She just tries to run away from them.

Nouns often used as objects with run away from: problems, difficulties, responsibilities, obligations, conflicts

Quick Quiz:

My friend Gary has spent his life running away from his problems. He should learn to

a. ignore them

b. escape them

c. solve them

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Contributor: Matt Errey