July 24, 2011 By Angela Boothroyd
To steal away is to leave a place quietly and secretly, without being seen.
Examples of use:
1. He stole away while his parents were sleeping and caught the train to London.
2. The party was so boring, we stole away after an hour.
3. I stole away from the office meeting and went home.
4. He caught us trying to steal away and made us come back to the lecture.
5. Song lyrics: Let’s steal away and chase our dreams, and hope they never find us.
|present simple||steal away and steals away|
|-ing form||stealing away|
|past simple||stole away|
|past particple||stolen away|
Similar phrasal verbs:
Can you write a sentence using this phrasal verb?
Have you stolen away from a place?
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