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- ‘Away with them at all costs.’
- ‘Away with your facts and reality!’
- ‘Very well, away with you… your horrible thing, you!’
- ‘Away with her! Blasphemy! Blasphemy!’
- ‘I demanded, glaring at him, my bottom lip starting to quiver. ‘Be away with you,’ he snapped. ‘Can't you see that I'm busy?’’
- ‘Away with them!’
- ‘Those are giants, and if you are afraid, away with you out of here and betake yourself to prayer, while I engage them in fierce and unequal combat.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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