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  • make a getaway — 1) to escape after committing a crime 2) to get away from a boring social situation I decided to make my getaway as soon as I got the chance …   English dictionary

  • make a getaway — escape …   English contemporary dictionary

  • make a getaway — …   Useful english dictionary

  • getaway — get|a|way [ getə,weı ] noun count INFORMAL 1. ) a place away from home where you can relax: We had four days at our mountain getaway. 2. ) a short vacation: a weekend getaway getaway car/van/vehicle the vehicle that criminals use when they are… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • getaway — UK [ˈɡetəˌweɪ] / US noun [countable] Word forms getaway : singular getaway plural getaways informal 1) a place away from home where you can relax We had four days at our mountain getaway. 2) a short holiday a weekend getaway • getaway… …   English dictionary

  • getaway — [“getawe] 1. n. an escape from the law. (Originally underworld.) □ Lefty made a quick getaway. □ There was no time to make a getaway, so we had to talk to Mrs. Wilson. 2. n. a quick vacation. □ We took a little getaway to the Bahamas …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • getaway — noun (C) make a getaway to escape from somewhere after doing something criminal, or to get away from an unpleasant situation: The thieves made a getaway through a downstairs window. | getaway car (=a car used by criminals to escape after a crime) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • getaway — /ˈgɛtəweɪ / (say getuhway) noun 1. a getting away; an escape. 2. a holiday, usually of short duration. 3. the start of a race. –adjective 4. relating to a getaway: the getaway car was found. –phrase 5. make a getaway, to escape; leave quickly …   Australian-English dictionary

  • make — v 1. fabricate, manufacture, produce, mint; construct, build, assemble, set up; erect, elevate, raise, rear, put up; mold, form, fashion, model, shape, frame; create, invent, originate, devise, contrive, compose, write, put together; cast, block …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • getaway — [ˈgetəˌweɪ] noun make a getaway 1) to escape after committing a crime; 2) to get away from a boring social situation[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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