Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts

make (something) go away

make something go away
Meaning(s)
1) resolve something or make it disappear
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    • make the problem go away
  • Analysis

    To make something go away means to eliminate something, to make something disappear or to resolve a problem.

  • Social Examples (Basic)
    1. My doctor said that the tablets she prescribed should make the inflammation go away within a few hours. 
    2. The politician employed a PR firm in the hopes of making the scandal go away, but it was already too late.
  • Professional Examples (Basic)
    1. Burying our heads in the sand is not going to make the problem go away! We need to tackle the issue head-on.
    2. I don't care how we do it, we must make this scandal go away or it will ruin our reputation.

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