run away from something

run away from something
ˌrun aˈway from sth derived
to try to avoid sth because you are shy, lack confidence, etc

You can't just run away from the situation.

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  • run away from something — run away (from (someone/something)) 1. to leave a person or place secretly and suddenly. Vinnie ran away from home when he was 16. 2. to avoid someone or something unpleasant. You can t run away from your problems by watching videos all day. It… …   New idioms dictionary

  • run away from someone — run away (from (someone/something)) 1. to leave a person or place secretly and suddenly. Vinnie ran away from home when he was 16. 2. to avoid someone or something unpleasant. You can t run away from your problems by watching videos all day. It… …   New idioms dictionary

  • run away from — run away (from (someone/something)) 1. to leave a person or place secretly and suddenly. Vinnie ran away from home when he was 16. 2. to avoid someone or something unpleasant. You can t run away from your problems by watching videos all day. It… …   New idioms dictionary

  • run away — 1) PHRASAL VERB If you run away from a place, you leave it because you are unhappy there. [V P from n] I ran away from home when I was sixteen... [V P] After his beating Colin ran away and hasn t been heard of since... [V P to n] Three years ago… …   English dictionary

  • run away — (from (someone/something)) 1. to leave a person or place secretly and suddenly. Vinnie ran away from home when he was 16. 2. to avoid someone or something unpleasant. You can t run away from your problems by watching videos all day. It is a… …   New idioms dictionary

  • To run away — Run Run, v. i. [imp. {Ran}or {Run}; p. p. {Run}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Running}.] [OE. rinnen, rennen (imp. ran, p. p. runnen, ronnen). AS. rinnan to flow (imp. ran, p. p. gerunnen), and iernan, irnan, to run (imp. orn, arn, earn, p. p. urnen); akin… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To run away with — Run Run, v. i. [imp. {Ran}or {Run}; p. p. {Run}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Running}.] [OE. rinnen, rennen (imp. ran, p. p. runnen, ronnen). AS. rinnan to flow (imp. ran, p. p. gerunnen), and iernan, irnan, to run (imp. orn, arn, earn, p. p. urnen); akin… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • run away — verb 1. flee; take to one s heels; cut and run (Freq. 12) If you see this man, run! The burglars escaped before the police showed up • Syn: ↑scat, ↑run, ↑scarper, ↑turn tail, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • run for it — (informal) To attempt to escape, run away from • • • Main Entry: ↑run * * * run for it spoken phrase to run very quickly in order to escape from someone or something As soon as he looked the other way, we ran for it. Thesaurus: to escape from a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • From an Abandoned Work — a “ for radio” [ The Faber Companion to Samuel Beckett , p 213] by Samuel Beckett, was first broadcast on BBC Radio 3’s Third Programme on Saturday 14th December 1957 along with a selection from Molloy. Donald McWhinnie, who had already had a gr …   Wikipedia

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