make away with
phrasal 1. to carry off ; steal 2. kill

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  • make away with — ► make away with 1) another way of saying make off with. 2) kill furtively and illicitly. Main Entry: ↑make …   English terms dictionary

  • make away with — index dispatch (put to death), distrain Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • make away with — 1 she decided to make away with him: KILL, murder, dispatch, eliminate; informal bump off, do away with, do in, do for, knock off, top, croak, stiff, blow away; N. Amer. informal ice, rub out, smoke, waste; poetic/lite …   Useful english dictionary

  • make away with — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms make away with : present tense I/you/we/they make away with he/she/it makes away with present participle making away with past tense made away with past participle made away with make away with something to… …   English dictionary

  • make away with —    1. to kill    The victims are usually domestic animals. Of humans, usually reflexive and referring to suicide:     ... ready to make away with themselves. (R. Burton, 1621)    2. to steal    The act of physical removal …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • make away with — {v.}, {informal} Take; carry away; cause to disappear. * /The lumberjack made away with a great stack of pancakes./ * /Two masked men held up the clerk and made away with the payroll./ Compare: MAKE OFF …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • make away with — {v.}, {informal} Take; carry away; cause to disappear. * /The lumberjack made away with a great stack of pancakes./ * /Two masked men held up the clerk and made away with the payroll./ Compare: MAKE OFF …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • make\ away\ with — v informal take; carry away; cause to disappear. The lumberjack made away with a great stack of pancakes. Two masked men held up the clerk and made away with the payroll. Compare: make off …   Словарь американских идиом

  • make away with — take, carry away The cat made away with the fish that was sitting on top of the kitchen counter …   Idioms and examples

  • make away with — another way of saying make off with. ↘ kill (someone). → make …   English new terms dictionary

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