come away from

come away from
come away from [phrasal verb]
come away from (something) : to move away from (an area, place, etc.)

The guard told him to come away from the door.

— often used figuratively

Most readers come away from the book feeling reassured. [=most readers feel reassured when they finish the book]

It was a difficult experience, but she came away from it a stronger and more confident person.

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Main Entry:come

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