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Engelsk tillægsord: away

1. away not present; having left

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe's away right now.
You must not allow a stranger into the house when your mother is away.

Termer med lignende betydningabsent

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)present

2. away used of an opponent's ground

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAn away game.

Overordnet emneområdeathletics, sport

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)home

3. away (of a baseball pitch) on the far side of home plate from the batter

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe pitch was away (or wide).
An outside pitch.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)outside

Termer med lignende betydninginaccurate

Overordnet emneområdebaseball, baseball game

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)accurate

Engelsk biord: away

1. away from a particular thing or place or position (`forth' is obsolete)

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningRan away from the lion.
Wanted to get away from there.
Sent the children away to boarding school.
The teacher waved the children away from the dead animal.
Went off to school.
They drove off.
Go forth and preach.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)forth, off

Overordnet anvendelsearchaicism, archaism

2. away from one's possession

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe gave out money to the poor.
Gave away the tickets.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)out

3. away out of the way (especially away from one's thoughts)

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningBrush the objections aside.
Pushed all doubts away.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)aside

4. away out of existence

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe music faded away.
Tried to explain away the affair of the letter.
Idled the hours away.
Her fingernails were worn away.

5. away at a distance in space or time

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe boat was 5 miles off (or away).
The party is still 2 weeks off (or away).
Away back in the 18th century.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)off

6. away indicating continuing action; continuously or steadily

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe worked away at the project for more than a year.
The child kept hammering away as if his life depended on it.

7. away so as to be removed or gotten rid of

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningCleared the mess away.
The rotted wood had to be cut away.

8. away freely or at will

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningFire away!.

9. away in or into a proper place (especially for storage or safekeeping)

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningPut the toys away.
Her jewels are locked away in a safe.
Filed the letter away.

10. away in a different direction

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningTurn aside.
Turn away one's face.
Glanced away.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)aside

11. away in reserve; not for immediate use

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningStarted setting aside money to buy a car.
Put something by for her old age.
Has a nest egg tucked away for a rainy day.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)aside, by

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