Idiom:  get away from it all

Definition

Idiom:  get away from it all

  • to go away a different place to try to escape the problems in one's life (to a place that's less stressful or more peaceful, usually by taking a vacation)


Example sentences

  • Many people go to the beach to get away from it all.  I go to the golf course.
  • My son needs to get away from it all soon. He's been under a lot of pressure these days.
  • My doctor has recommended that I get away from it all so I was wondering if I could take the next two weeks off.
  • Every year, we go to the Caribbean to get away from it all and this year we're going to the Bahamas.
  • I love living in the city but sometimes I just need to get away from it all and go to the mountains.
  • Our travel agency specializes in planning vacations to a variety of destinations that will help you unwind and get away from it all.
  • If you can't take a vacation now, I recommend you go to a spa after work just to get away from it all for a few hours.
  • We just got back from Costa Rica.  We desperately needed to get away from it all for a few days and found a promotion on Expedia.com.
  • My daughter's idea of getting away from it all is to drive two hours away to the outlet shopping mall for retail therapy.
  • My doctor recommends I get away from it all for a few days but who's going to look after my kids if I go away?


Synonyms

  • leave one's troubles behind


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