get away vs getaway

get away getaway

Definitions

  • 1) To start moving; to depart.
  • 2) To avoid capture; to escape (from).
  • 3) To slip from one's control.
  • 4) To take a break from one's present circumstances; to journey (to), especially on holiday.
  • 5) literally To move away (from).
  • 6) literally To move away (from).
  • 7) Expressing disbelief.
  • 8) Sarcastically express disbelief, often to indicate that another's statement was obvious.

Definitions

  • 1) A vacation or holiday or the destination for one.
  • 2) A means of escape.
  • 3) The effecting of an escape.
  • 4) The act or an instance of escaping.
  • 5) A place appropriate for a vacation.
  • 6) The start, as of a race.
  • 7) rapid acceleration.
  • 8) a rapid escape (as by criminals).
  • 9) the attribute of being capable of rapid acceleration
  • 10) a rapid escape (as by criminals)
  • 11) Pertaining to an escape, as in a vehicle or plans.
  • 12) remove oneself from a familiar environment, usually for pleasure or diversion
  • 13) run away from confinement
  • 14) escape potentially unpleasant consequences; get away with a forbidden action

Examples

  • 1) He was jailed in 2012 for driving the getaway car in a bank raid.
  • 2) It's the great getaway without leaving the ground.
  • 3) The robbers seize the cash, jump into fast getaway cars and drive off - through holes cut earlier into the side barriers of the motorway.
  • 4) It could help some of them drive getaway cars.
  • 5) Good thing he can make a fast getaway.
  • 6) Its exposed position makes it an ideal getaway from modernity.
  • 7) We have loads more amazing deals on the kind of getaways you want to go on.
  • 8) Police are now hunting six reindeer thought to have acted as getaway drivers.
  • 9) We hope he made a quick getaway.
  • 10) Or if you want a getaway car that no one will notice.
  • 11) This is not a vehicle for a quick getaway.
  • 12) Pack an overnight bag so you can make a quick getaway.
  • 13) It is ideal for romantic getaways.
  • 14) One man got away but had to escape on foot as his accomplice had the keys to the getaway car in his pocket.
  • 15) A. He wanted to make a clean getaway.
  • 16) His van was his freedom, a getaway car.
  • 17) It makes the Baden-Baden hotel the ideal relaxing getaway.
  • 18) But we don't want any old getaway.
  • 19) GET packing for your great getaway on us!
  • 20) And that is the point: islands used to be the preserve of those who favoured exclusive getaway holidays.
  • 21) Throw in the county's deservedly renowned pubs and restaurants offering superb local produce and you have a great family getaway to enjoy all year round.
  • 22) The gang hustled out of the casino, couldn't find their getaway car.
  • 23) An ideal getaway, this five-star hotel is right on the seafront.
  • 24) It's the great Easter getaway.

Examples

  • 1) He was jailed in 2012 for driving the getaway car in a bank raid.
  • 2) It's the great getaway without leaving the ground.
  • 3) The robbers seize the cash, jump into fast getaway cars and drive off - through holes cut earlier into the side barriers of the motorway.
  • 4) It could help some of them drive getaway cars.
  • 5) Good thing he can make a fast getaway.
  • 6) Its exposed position makes it an ideal getaway from modernity.
  • 7) We have loads more amazing deals on the kind of getaways you want to go on.
  • 8) Police are now hunting six reindeer thought to have acted as getaway drivers.
  • 9) We hope he made a quick getaway.
  • 10) Or if you want a getaway car that no one will notice.
  • 11) This is not a vehicle for a quick getaway.
  • 12) Pack an overnight bag so you can make a quick getaway.
  • 13) It is ideal for romantic getaways.
  • 14) One man got away but had to escape on foot as his accomplice had the keys to the getaway car in his pocket.
  • 15) A. He wanted to make a clean getaway.
  • 16) His van was his freedom, a getaway car.
  • 17) It makes the Baden-Baden hotel the ideal relaxing getaway.
  • 18) But we don't want any old getaway.
  • 19) GET packing for your great getaway on us!
  • 20) And that is the point: islands used to be the preserve of those who favoured exclusive getaway holidays.
  • 21) Throw in the county's deservedly renowned pubs and restaurants offering superb local produce and you have a great family getaway to enjoy all year round.
  • 22) The gang hustled out of the casino, couldn't find their getaway car.
  • 23) An ideal getaway, this five-star hotel is right on the seafront.
  • 24) It's the great Easter getaway.
  • 25) In a business plan marked "personal and confidential" contained in a court file, they called it Oasis Ranch and stressed the need for privacy, exclusivity and security at what they described as a "getaway" and a "retreat."
  • 26) All the years that we lived on the Oregon Coast, we used the house as a getaway from the horrible weather.
  • 27) Designed and built by hiveMODULAR partner Bryan Meyer and his wife, Anne Ryan, this little woodland getaway is a great example of how versatility makes small spaces livable.
  • 28) ‘The suspect ran off, chased by the shop's staff, but escaped in a getaway car driven by an accomplice waiting outside the store.’
  • 29) ‘Although he escaped in a getaway car, he was pursued by police.’
  • 30) ‘A bicycle thief made a quick getaway after stealing his set of wheels in broad daylight.’
  • 31) ‘Police said two stolen cars believed to be used for robberies and other crime getaways, were recovered.’
  • 32) ‘A hero policeman caught the driver of a stolen getaway car by clinging to its door as it sped away.’
  • 33) ‘‘How nice to meet you,’ Danielle muttered, searching her mind for a quick getaway.’
  • 34) ‘Out of the corner of my eye I'd catch him watching, but when I'd turn, he'd make a quick getaway.’
  • 35) ‘At the very least, you should want to make a quick, clean getaway.’
  • 36) ‘His helpful aide had the door open so he could make a quick getaway.’
  • 37) ‘The men ran off and used a red Ford Fiesta as their getaway vehicle.’
  • 38) ‘My getaway car was right there, covered with frost, across the street.’
  • 39) ‘The getaway van has not yet turned up.’
  • 40) ‘The suspects then attempted a getaway on foot with the police officers in hot pursuit.’
  • 41) ‘Filipino police have arrested the driver of the getaway vehicle used by the gunmen.’
  • 42) ‘Brennan points to the outside as a believer in clean getaways.’
  • 43) ‘There was no chance of a clean getaway, rotten luck.’
  • 44) ‘They were useful for flair and a fast getaway, if necessary.’
  • 45) ‘He wasn't the culprit, but he appeared to be the only person left in the room - whoever it was had made their getaway, and fast.’
  • 46) ‘We quickly sealed the ship and prepared to make a fast getaway.’
  • 47) ‘Despite his complains, he actually enjoyed this high-speed getaway.’
  • 48) ‘Roads, ports and airports were today coping well with the wave of holidaymakers making Easter getaways.’
  • 49) ‘This does not have to be a long vacation, just a weekend getaway.’
  • 50) ‘This road is not spared even on holidays or weekends as it is the gateway to weekend getaways in that part of the city.’
  • 51) ‘I took her shopping in Italy, and we went on weekend getaways because I knew she was settling.’
  • 52) ‘The key to looking fabulous at the beach - or on a weekend getaway - is knowing which essentials to stash in your bag.’
  • 53) ‘Unfortunately, like all spring getaways, this trip of laughs and fun in the sun is ultimately a short and abbreviated one.’
  • 54) ‘It's like having a getaway without leaving your own hometown.’
  • 55) ‘Booking a cruise is easy, whether it is for your honeymoon or a special getaway.’
  • 56) ‘Millions of people are heading off by road, rail and air today for a great British Bank Holiday getaway - despite a gloomy weather forecast.’
  • 57) ‘The great Bank Holiday getaway started last night with millions caught up in chaos on the road and rail networks.’
  • 58) ‘When you begin to feel stronger, plan a romantic weekend getaway with your husband.’
  • 59) ‘Roaring fires, home-cooked food and breathtaking scenery are only part of a romantic weekend getaway.’
  • 60) ‘Getting away for less is something that most people look for when planning their summer getaways.’
  • 61) ‘Do you yearn for a getaway from the hustle and bustle and put some excitement into your life?’
  • 62) ‘Set amid the expansive dense forest of Singapore, it offers a getaway from the hustle of cosmopolitan life.’
  • 63) ‘When planning holiday getaways, consider what's best for your pet.’
  • 64) ‘It seems I'm prone to these quick getaways because I have a habit of thinking I can't possibly take days off.’
  • 65) ‘Although we had an active vacation, Seattle's laid-back pace gave us a relaxing and affordable getaway.’
  • 66) ‘Why not organize a girls' getaway or pajama party?.’
  • 67) ‘I decided to attempt to sketch what I had recently seen on a Sunday afternoon getaway in the mountains.’
  • 68) ‘Both children and parents alike are happier getting whisked off to summer camps and holiday getaways, far from the cramped confines of the city.’
  • 69) ‘Adding a few tropical plants in containers can give you the fragrance and color of an island getaway in the smallest space.’
  • 70) ‘Suitable as either a permanent country home or a holiday getaway, this roadside holding goes under the hammer on July 24.’
  • 71) ‘Paphos may not be able to compete with the Virgin Islands as a paradise getaway, but you get a great value sunshine holiday there.’
  • 72) ‘This provides patients with a private getaway and landscaped dining areas.’
  • 73) ‘The closest getaways were Ascension Island, 700 miles north, Africa, 1,000 miles east, and South America, 1,000 miles west.’
  • 74) ‘Golf camps, skiing getaways and running clubs - all are becoming more popular thanks to fitness-minded Boomers.’
  • 75) ‘Bali is their jewel of the east, and a popular getaway.’
  • 76) ‘It is very much a romantic getaway with more couples holidaying there than families or single people.’
  • 77) ‘While Shramore Lodge will appeal to those in the market for a hushed getaway, it's probably too far from a city to interest many holiday home-hunters.’
  • 78) ‘This area used to be a luxurious getaway for dictator's followers, and his holiday home is still there.’
  • 79) ‘These four ranch getaways are ideal for boot-scooting, horseback-riding, cattle-wrangling, hay-baling, and body-toning fun.’
  • 80) ‘Recently wedded couples find numerous getaways in this country.’
  • 81) ‘Yarra Valley has to be among the most romantic getaways and the place for wine tasting.’
  • 82) ‘As far back as the 1920s, it was an easy getaway for Hollywood types looking for a little privacy; and this golden era lives on at select spots.’
  • 83) ‘Wintertime often brings thoughts of tropical getaways, with warm oceans and colorful coral reefs not far from shore.’
  • 84) ‘The play tells the story of four strangers lured to a Los Angeles airport by promises of an island getaway.’
  • 85) ‘But there's still no place else quite like this tropical getaway, nestled at the southernmost tip of the continental United States.’
  • 86) ‘I couldn't imagine a more romantic getaway for February.’
  • 87) ‘One alternative to the typical southern getaway is Europe.’
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