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  • Hi this is Tutor Nick P and this is Verb Phrase 128. The verb phrase today is to

  • get away from. Yeah. Get away from has a lot of different meanings. And today we're

  • going to cover five different meanings and give five examples. So one example

  • for each meaning. All right. Let's look at the first meaning. Let's look at first meaning is

  • to get away from a place. Okay. So here's the first example. Let's get away from

  • this area. There is a bad odor. You know, like a really bad smell around here. So

  • let's let's leave this area because it smells too terrible. So you're getting

  • away from the place. All right. Let's look at number two. To begin to talk about

  • other things rather than what you should be talking about. So here you're probably

  • getting away from a subject or you're getting away from a topic. It's another

  • way we use it. Let's look at the second example. Maybe somebody's going to be

  • giving a speech. When you tell them focus on the main points of your speech. Don't

  • get away from the main topic. So in this sense. Don't get off topic. Don't get away

  • from the topic. This is another way we use get away from. All right. Let's look at

  • number three here. To start doing things differently or thinking differently. You

  • want to get away from some sort of behavior or maybe even the way that you

  • think. So let's look at number three. I want to get away from eating fast food. I

  • need to start a healthier diet. So here you're getting away from a certain type

  • of behavior. So you're trying to change you want to do things differently you're

  • getting away from your old habits , your old behavior. All right. Let's look at

  • number four. To avoid being caught by someone.Well this is probably the most

  • common one for it. To get away from. So let's look at number four. The suspect got

  • away from the police. Yeah. They didn't catch him. He got away.

  • He didn't get caught. That's one way that we used to get away from. You get away

  • from somebody. You slipped away. They could not catch you. And let's look at

  • number five. Talk about an unpleasant fact that cannot be changed. Okay. So

  • let's look at the example. We cannot get away from the government's debt problem.

  • They're going to have to deal with it sooner or later. Yeah. So you know some

  • political pundit or some economists might say this in an article. Yeah. They

  • they can't get away from this problem. They can't just make it disappear. It's

  • not going to go away on its own. Somebody's going to have to fix it.

  • So in this sense, just like the definition says. You're talking about something

  • that's unpleasant. An unpleasant fact that cannot be changed, especially one

  • that you probably should already start dealing with. Okay. Anyway, I hope you got

  • it. I hope it's clear. Thank you for your time. Bye-bye.

Hi this is Tutor Nick P and this is Verb Phrase 128. The verb phrase today is to

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    anitawu12 posted on 2019/05/16
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