Idiom:  get away from it all


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

— 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?


  • leave one's troubles behind

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