come away

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come away (third-person singular simple present comes away, present participle coming away, simple past came away, past participle come away)

  1. (intransitive, of two objects) to become separated from something away.
    The cakes have started to come away from the pan.
  2. (intransitive) To distance oneself (from)
    He goes to the park to come away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
  3. To leave a place or cease an activity in a particular mood or condition.
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