get away from (something) = avoid (something)
- Police officers say it is difficult to get away from the image of the police on television.
- At school we want to get away from the idea that the teacher is there to test you all the time.
- I tried to get away from the subject of diseases.
- Churches try to get away from their old-fashioned image.
- You can't get away from your sister forever. Sooner or later you have to face her.