whisk away

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Verb1.whisk away - take away quickly and suddenly
bear away, bear off, carry away, take away, carry off - remove from a certain place, environment, or mental or emotional state; transport into a new location or state; "Their dreams carried the Romantics away into distant lands"; "The car carried us off to the meeting"; "I'll take you away on a holiday"; "I got carried away when I saw the dead man and I started to cry"
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w>whisk away

vt sep
fly, wasp etcwegscheuchen
(= take away suddenly) the magician whisked away the tableclothder Zauberer zog das Tischtuch schnell weg; her mother whisked the bottle away from her just in timeihre Mutter schnappte (inf)or zog ihr die Flasche gerade noch rechtzeitig weg; he whisked her away to the Bahamaser entführte sie auf die Bahamas; a big black car turned up and whisked him awayein großes schwarzes Auto erschien und sauste or brauste mit ihm davon
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For example, look at the long hairs on my tail, with which I can whisk away the flies."
In another action at Ravi Toll Plaza, the motorway police tried to stop a vehicle Honda bearing number BA-974 but the driver took the advantage of darkness and whisk away by leaving the car on the road.
Talking to reporter, the Motorway police' spokesperson informed that on tip off, the police intercepted a car bearing number RU-796 carrying heavy amount of drug and arrested the culprit near the Islamabad toll plaza when he tried to whisk away.
He deplored that law enforcement agencies whisk away political and social workers in dead of night and then disappear them for many years.
Alison Couper, from Hotels.com, said: "The trends on our site show that after Christmas, Brits are racing to find something else to look forward to on 'Whisk Away Wednesday'."