How to use Away in a sentence
One wicked witch named Mombi stole him and carried him away, keeping him as a prisoner.
She rolled over on her side away from him.
Finally she pushed away from his embrace.
Seconds literally ticked away on the old grandfather clock in the next room.
Matthew turned his face away, fussing.Advertisement
Sonya did not pull it away, and left off crying.
Sonya went away by another door.
She pushed away from Alex, removing her hand from her mouth.
I didn't run away.
If this was what defined a vacation away from home, she'd just as soon stay at home.Advertisement
Not like I wanted to take him away from the man who had been a Dad to him.
He got away again.
But Rostov bowed himself away from the doctor and asked the assistant to show him the way.
Carmen brushed them away and returned to her prayer.
He shall be taken away--taken away at once, said the assistant hurriedly.Advertisement
Our life is frittered away by detail.
Alex stood and turned away from him, staring out the window.
By the time Norman Borlaug passed away in 2009 at the age of ninety-five, he had become one of only six people to have won the Nobel Peace Prize, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and the Congressional Gold Medal.
They thought that pictures might take one's mind away from things that were better or more useful.
If this is not the case, people will not trade their labor for things that can easily or capriciously be taken away. 3.Advertisement
All life seemed to have ebbed away, and even when the sun shone the day was
A week later, Pierre, having taken leave of his new friends, the Masons, and leaving large sums of money with them for alms, went away to his estates.
He pulled away from her, propping up on an elbow as he studied her face.
She urged her mount a safe distance away, motioning for Jonathan to follow.
Cupping a hand to her mouth, she turned away from him.Advertisement
After supper Lisa helped put away the leftovers and wash dishes.
Each had walked away with something.
The Gargoyles roughly pushed them into the opening, where there was a platform, and then flew away and left them.
At last the men mounted, and, as they say in the old songs, away went the steeds with bridles ringing and whips cracking and hounds racing ahead, and away went the champion hunters "with hark and whoop and wild halloo!"
Not only was Pierre's attempt to speak unsuccessful, but he was rudely interrupted, pushed aside, and people turned away from him as from a common enemy.Advertisement
His gaze traveled over her face expressionlessly as they danced away from the spot.
Dusty looked at Bianca, not wanting to send her away before talking to her.
One of the chairs pushed back from the table, and this was so astonishing and mysterious that Dorothy was almost tempted to run away in fright.
The words of the cold and moist vegetable Prince were not very comforting, and as he spoke them he turned away and left the enclosure.
We were lucky to get away from those dreadful vegetable people.Advertisement
Then together they crept away to enter the low doorway of a neighboring dwelling.
He sends soldiers among us to take away our liberty.
As he was starting away, the friendly innkeeper said, "Which way will you travel, Mr. Randolph?"
For this reason many people were glad when he ran away from home and went to sea.
The ship sailed away and was soon lost to sight.Advertisement
So, when he was eighteen years old, he ran away from his pleasant home and went to sea.
They told him that there were beautiful things at home--why go away to see other things less beautiful?
Rarely in history has a government wrested away a functioning, privately funded solution in favor of a government entitlement.
Later, she lay in bed, tucked warmly under the covers as his boots clicked away from her on the hardwood floor - down the hall and into the den.
In the morning she opened her eyes to find Destiny's face only inches away from hers.Advertisement
Finally Alex kissed her neck and released her, stepping away as he spoke.
His gaze wandered away in reflective thought.
In fact she had avoided - even pushed away those who might want to claim close friendship.
He moved away from the tree.
Betsy and I moved away to give mother and daughter space.Advertisement
This was one more example of Howie turning away from anything that might prove uncomfortable.
But we'd always remained a step away, like Martha once said, to retain our perfect friendship.
She tiptoed away from the door.
If you think "Western Medicine" is a business whose goal is to keep you sick to sell you medicines, you will tend to move away from genetically modified foods and favor organic.
Now, in most places you can smoke in your car, in your home, and in remote places away from civilized people.
Do you have to go back right away?
Maybe getting away from Dulce had helped.
His gaze shifted away from her.
What are you taking away?
Dulce spun around and marched away from him.
Then he turned away and rubbed the back of his neck in that way he did when he knew he was wrong but wasn't sure why.
Alex was away on a call when she discovered Princess in labor.
She gently broke the embrace and stepped away, smiling up at him in an inviting way.
His gaze drifted away as he considered the idea.
Maybe she couldn't make the ugly beast go away completely, but she had learned to control it.
Releasing the curtain, she turned away from the window.
She stepped away from him.
Bordeaux tugged her away from the entrance.
The job would be harder to walk away from than Cade - wouldn't it?
She moved away from him and stared down at his relaxed features.
They'll go away in time.
He was later arrested on another rape, charged with that crime, and sent away.
Howie was three thousand miles away; who would come to call at this hour of the night?
A carny worker was bending over me, only inches away, saying something over and over again.
As Jackson moved away, I heard him say to another officer, "Put a guard on him until we find out what happened."
His mother was very ill and she recently passed away.
They closed the case when a guy named Willard Humphries they were sure did it was sent away for another crime.
Why did they just run away like that?
Had this woman brought her child on this nocturnal visit, I'd have surely snatched her away.
If she just turned her head, she could see me, sitting comfortably a scant ten feet away in the darkened living room.
I yelled, pulling my arm away.
Unless he sticks to back roads, he can't get away.
Going three thousand miles away sounds like a good idea for you folks, even if it's only for a couple of days.
Life is more exciting when one treads away from the everyday path, seeking bold new horizons.
Howie turned away, mad as hell at me.
I'll keep my mouth shut and my attorney thinks in time it will all go away.
It would be good to get home - away from all the finery and hostility.
Adrienne tried to pull away from Brandon, but he hung on to her defiantly.
Julia swung away from the door and called for Rachel.
Adrienne watched him walk away, his shoulders drooped slightly.
She reluctantly pushed his hands away.
The back door was too far away for her rubbery legs, and the only alternative was the sink.
Each time I've come close to being apprehended, I cunningly slipped away.
I stepped away as he conversed with his eastern counterpart but I was too hyper to stand idly by, doing nothing.
This camera was positioned further away and the picture blurry, and more intermittent.
Soon I'll be away from the ocean and the cow-herd masses of ignorant tourists.
He lived with his mother here in Santa Barbara until he was arrested and sent away.
He tried to look away but I turned him by the shoulders and until our faces were inches apart.
I asked where the house in question was located and was told it was several blocks away and this was a staging area.
My heart fell, knowing the session I'd left behind was over and with it, our final attempt to locate Grasso's hide away.
The ride took about forty minutes and as we arrived, two patrol cars were pulling away from the scene.
The Watcher's hand fell away, and his gaze went to the dark side of the bay, where the little girl was already fast asleep.
Bianca backed away, heart racing.
She winced and pulled away, remembering the pain too well.
He didn't move away, and she looked up at last.
Those around him moved away, and those on a path towards his side of the hall changed their minds and turned around.
Red crept up her features, and she looked away.
Bianca hugged him, and Dusty resisted the urge to pull her away and snap the vamp's neck.
Bianca drew away from her brother, eyes glazed.
Dusty knew the memory of killing in order to be initiated wasn't something even Bianca could take away from him.
He tucked the gun away at the small of his back and looked at Bianca.
The loosely tied bathrobe fell away from one smooth leg to her hip at her movement, and he paused.
He should walk away, leave her to figure things out, and finish what he needed to this morning.
The bathrobe fell away to the knot, revealing her almost to her bra.
Jonny was safe, even if she hadn't been able to wipe away all traces of the poison in his blood.
Just said he was coming back for me after he went away for a couple days, Bianca said with a shrug.
He admired her flush, and she looked away.
She didn't meet his gaze and spun away when he took the sandwich.
She shook away the dark thoughts.
She looked away fast for fear of the sizzling blue gaze and dropped to her knees in front of Darian, pulling his hands from his face to see the wound.
He leaned away from her, against the counter on the opposite side of the kitchen.
For the first time in his life, he felt like running away from something.
Her smile widened, and she walked away into the living room.
She still didn't understand the depth of her talents or how to control the visions, and being alone and away from her mate made some days unbearable.
She gasped and stepped away, heart pounding.
He walked away, responding to one of the baristas teasing him.
He turned away, hands on hips as he surveyed the distant beaches.
Bianca moved away from Talon towards the violent waves and then sat with her back to a wave as high as her waist.
She looked away, wanting nothing more than to disappear.
She inched away at the inhuman tone.
She covered her mouth and hurried away.
Talon hauled her away from the balcony.
The young man drew away from the table.
Jenn, keep Jonny away from that place and safe.
But if he didn't act, no one walked away from here alive, even her.
He looked away and steeled himself.
Dusty walked away, drawing his weapons.
They ducked into the hall, and she pulled away.
When the warring men careened away, she ran to Jonny and dropped beside him.
She looked up at Darian a short distance away, watching his dark-light power streak around the room.
She shivered and shrugged the sense away.
He was one of the only people who didn't shy away from her or treat her like she was a leper.
He said nothing else and moved away.
Sean smiled finally and whisked it away.
He'd watched Sean subtly steer people away from it.
The magic faded, and she tried to pull away.
He sheathed the knife and pushed the woman away.
Instead, she'd touched his soul, and it'd laughed and turned her magic away.
Yully shook away her lingering fear.
The plump woman nodded and hurried away, like everyone save her father did around her.
The air between them shimmered with his body heat and her magic, and he didn't flinch away like normal people did.
The fact that you didn't close the door and walk away the moment you saw me.
She backed away from him to the door.
They'd haul you away from me, put you up in some sort of Bedlam, he snapped.
He'd been afraid of scaring the beautiful redhead away if she saw he was free.
She looked down and stepped away, trotting to the locker room.
Jule eased away from her and took her arm.
He released her, and she hurried away from him into the center of the hall.
Jule pushed the woman away from the door and slammed it closed.
Jule moved away from the slicing sword and caught the guardsman's wrist.
Jule's opponent was standing in her headlights, staring at her, while Jule's body rolled to a stop a few feet away.
Jule lay on the ground a short distance away.
She sped away, and they took off up the driveway with the swordsman trailing.
She looked away and fumbled with the needle and thread she'd found in a sewing kit.
Xander's face faded in and out of focus, and his thoughts kept drifting away.
Jule had moved and collapsed in a heap a few feet away.
Intrigued by the sensations, she found herself unwilling to look away from him this time.
He reached for her face, and she flinched away.
I've tried to run away so many times.
Please, Jule, please stay away.
She tucked the number away and left the bed and breakfast.
He eased away from her.
Xander motioned the two vamps away.
Soup was out of the question; it might as well have been a million miles away in the kitchen.
He pushed her away from him, eyeing her.
He'd gone away for a few months and returned to an entirely new world.
The vamp snatched the phone from her pocket and stepped away, hands raised.
The two spoke for a few moments before Xander bowed his head and walked away.
Rourk snatched it before it flew away.
He felt cold as soon as he stepped away, and the urge to touch her again thrummed through his body.
Yully eased away as he placed it around her neck.
He kissed her forehead and stepped away.
She fled around him and into the car, locking the doors and speeding away from the cottage.
It was a time of great tumult, and the gateway between the two realms was sealed away for eternity, he explained.
He turned and walked away.
The creature walking away from her wanted something, and she couldn't figure out what.
He could have her killed or sent her away at his wish, but he didn't.
Hardening, Jenn turned away and retreated through the forest and rocks to the compound.
Xander considered him and then stepped away, thoughtful.
As she stepped away from the magic of the Henge, sorrow for those women who came before her pulled her from the powerful high.
She stepped away from the monument amplifying her magic and followed her father.
Yully backed away from the door.
Just as fast, she looked away.
The magic took hold of her, and she danced away from his strikes as if they were in slow motion.
His knife blade grazed her once and turned into a feather that he flung away.
He snatched her throat, and she closed her eyes, pulling his magic into her and using it to fling him away.
Jule waved him away.
He staggered away from the monument and lightning connecting the woman with the clouds and dropped to his knees on the other side of the hill.
He stepped back, and Yully rolled away before climbing to her feet.
The woman pushed away from him and staggered.
Damian turned to walk away.
Jule led her away, and Bianca returned to the railing.
She pushed their energies away self-consciously at the sudden silence and sets of eyes gazing at her.
Near tears, Yully tugged away from him and ran into the house.
To his surprise, she pulled away from him and smiled, a brilliant sight that made her eyes sparkle and face glow.
Sofia shrugged the sense of foreboding away and stuffed her hands into her pockets.
Somewhere a few blocks away, an ambulance wailed.
Han, I'm going away for a few to the Northern Virginia Sector.
She shoved him away, landing hard on her backside while he careened into the bathroom wall.
She saw Cody's broken body again in her mind and pushed it away.
She wrenched away from both men and pressed the heels of her hands against her eyes, trying to stop the visions.
When he returned, he pulled a chair from the wall nearer her and dipped one cloth in water, tugging her arm away from her.
He tried to move away, unaccustomed to anyone touching him.
Damian asked, moving away from the door.
Pleased that one thing was going right, Damian tucked the phone away.
Her curtains were down to seal away the sunlight, and she was curled up in a ball in the middle of her bed with her back to the door.
He pushed the thought of his slain brother away but couldn't escape the lingering sense of unease.
They gazed at each other again, and she tried her damndest not to look away.
They drove west, away from DC.
The town car moved at a quick pace, bringing them to a mansion atop one of the private, gated drives tucked away from sight along Skyline Drive.
At his long look, she backed away from the door.
He threw open the door and walked away.
His grip tightened around her, and she resisted the urge to push him away and flee.
And he walked away.
Damian had turned his face away and was clenching a thick knuckle between his teeth.
She backed away from his door, wondering how that deviant thought emerged.
She pulled away, her anger rippling through him.
He let her get away with so much!
The word "unalienable" (or "inalienable"—they are interchangeable) means, "unable to be taken away from or given away by the possessor."
Katie played with Miss Rhoades's rings and took them away, saying with a merry laugh, "You shall not have them again!"
She returned in a few minutes and helped me put away my things.
Hacking away at the dogs!
Previously he had talked a great deal, grew excited when he talked, and seldom listened; now he was seldom carried away in conversation and knew how to listen so that people readily told him their most intimate secrets.
Finally he pulled away.
He rolled up the newspaper and hit her playfully on the backside as she walked away.
He reached for her and she evaded his hands, playfully slapping him away.
I don't want to bond with a child only to have it taken away.
For a moment he looked confused, and then turned away.
She shrugged and then walked away.
She sighed and turned away.
Carmen shook her head and turned away.
Alex would make the misery go away.
Hopefully, it would stay away.
He rubbed the back of his neck and looked away.
I did not take your Dad away.
Still, that nagging feeling in her stomach didn't go away.
Howard hesitated and shot a questioning glance at Connie, who shrugged and turned away.
Together they led her away.
Feeling the warmth of color invading her cheeks, she looked away.
Her stomach rolled and she looked away.
So you threw your clothes in a suitcase and ran away.
He walked away, leaving her to cry privately.
Taking a deep ragged breath, she turned away from the car.
She turned her face away, twisting free of his arms.
She jerked her wrist from his hand and turned away, thankful at least for the warning.
She had some money tucked away in a cookie jar in the kitchen and she intended to pay him something, whether he liked it or not.
It sounded like a good chance to get away from this house and the memories for a while.
She looked away; wishing Connie hadn't brought it to her attention.
He nodded and dropped his arms to his sides, moving lithely away from the tree.
Diablo. He's Yancey's method of relieving stress and getting away from us women once in a while.
From the door she turned and watched as he climbed into his car and drove away.
She tried to push away from him but his embrace was too strong.
As his grip on her relaxed, she stepped away from him, a flush creeping up her neck.
Something moved in the brush not far away and she froze.
Maybe a little noise would frighten the animal away.
Sarah was his mother, so he would be respectful, and if he wasn't she could always walk away.
Since his wife left, he's avoided relationships because he's afraid of giving his heart again only to drive another love away.
Come on, I'll show you something that will take your breath away.
She turned away, embarrassed by the rush of excitement the action had triggered.
She stepped away from him, but he grabbed one arm, turning her around to face him.
When he lifted his head, she pushed him away.
They had to get away from here - back to the house where there were other people.
She looked away and bit her lip.
Then why did he live so far away from everything?
Lisa turned her face away and hoped Tammy didn't notice her shoulders shaking as she laughed silently.
Maybe Yancey would be more careful in the future about using the threat of bears as a method of keeping Lisa away from that building.
I'm sending you this card and hope to see you on your birthday if you can get away.
Finally she pulled away.
She turned away from the temptation and went to her room.
To her surprise, he was the one who broke away.
I wasn't the one running away.
She twisted away from his hand.
Yancey moved away from the wall and reached for the phone, but she glared up at him, hugging the receiver to her chest.
As he walked away, her stomach did a flip-flop.
Sarah said nothing as she walked away.
Clouds drifted away from a full moon, drenching the patio with soft lunar light.
He tossed the stick away and faced her.
He touched her arm and she moved away from him.
Why are you trying to get away from me, Litha?
She inched away from him.
All I know is that he's temperamental, and you'd better stay away from him.
Jerking away from him, she wiped her mouth with the back of her hand.
When he finally broke away, the words escaped her mouth.
Was there nothing she could do that didn't give her emotions and everything else away?
He shut the door and walked away from the car.
Once you get away from him, stay away.
It wasn't easy to walk away from him – especially now.
She brushed his hand away and went to her door.
She backed away from him.
His face turned scarlet and he looked away, running a hand through his hair.
He could see I was getting serious, and he was afraid you would draw me away from my work.
When I saw you standing there in the road, so beautiful, your hair flowing around you like morning mist, I couldn't let you walk away.
Sleuthing mostly, but it didn't take me long to realize that most people give a lot away if you listen and observe profoundly.
I'm surprised she didn't figure that one out right away.
She pushed his hands away.
She met his gaze briefly and looked away.
She turned away from him, speaking flippantly.
Chris and Donna eased away from the table, glancing apprehensively at Adrienne.
He grabbed her waist before she could back away, and pulled her into his arms.
She pushed away from him and caught her breath sharply.
She pulled away from him.
It's not like I'm asking you to run away with me.
Her eyes burned in warning and she looked away.
When you sent me away at the hospital, I thought you were through with me.
I didn't send you away... did I?
All I know is... all of the sudden you were walking away from me - right when I needed you the most.
Anyway, the ranch was a good fifteen miles away from Bartlesville.
He was working on the ranch, fifteen miles away.
She dashed them away with the back of her hand.
You don't be wandering away from the wagons.
He gave the horse enough room to walk away from the wagon and then tied the rope to the wagon.
A scorpion fell out and she gasped in horror, flipping it away with her boot.
It would be nice to get away from the wagons for a while.
I caught one today, but he got away when his tail broke off.
He retrieved his hat and quietly led his horse away.
She patted the bay's shoulder and stepped away from it.
He gently pulled his arm away and stepped back.
Thankful for the darkness that hid her burning face, she took a step away from him.
She turned away from him abruptly.
The Indians were probably miles away, headed for Mexico.
She glanced at Bordeaux, who was squatting near the fire, putting his breakfast away.
As she turned away from him, Pete winked at Davis.
Each day brought them closer to the time he would be riding away permanently.
But I know for a fact that the glowing end of a cigarette butt can be seen as far away as an arrow can be shot accurately.
Fritz snatched the cigarette from his mouth and stepped away from the fire, glancing around nervously into the darkness.
Pete turned away and his soft footsteps faded into the darkness.
I said get away from me.
His strong fingers pried the whip from her hand and he tossed it away.
Now get away from her.
Bordeaux pushed to his feet and moved away from her, careful not to make any sudden movements that might be misinterpreted.
With that, he pivoted on one heal and walked away.
He watched her for a few minutes while she crawled under the wagon and pulled her blanket around her shoulders, and then he walked away.
I told you sooner or later somebody would take that whip away from you.
Without another word, he turned and walked away.
He stepped away from the team as she walked approached and she glared at him.
I won't be far away.
She stirred the pot of stew and stepped away from the fire.
They each went to their assigned wagon and lit a match, tossing it inside the wagon and moving away from the circle almost in unison.
So they don't reflect the sunlight and give away our position.