Now,I have an issue. There is the preposition "away" in English and the phrasal verb - be away.

Which sentence below is correct -

I am away the meeting
I am away at the meeting ?

SHOULD I use either two preposition in this case or one is enough?

  • You need both, as in your second example. – BillJ Apr 14 at 8:16
  • @BillJ I've understood nothing.Where is both needed? – Sckoriy Apr 14 at 8:23
  • @BillJ , Please,sorry for my stupidity)I've realized I need both prepositions - away and at.It's kind of you to help me,thanks).But,there is one more question,I'd like to ask.What about run away - He ran away out of the building?It's a little difficult using a few preposition in a row – Sckoriy Apr 14 at 8:54
  • @BillJ , One more example - I looked up the wall or I looked up at the wall? – Sckoriy Apr 14 at 8:57
  • @Sckoriy, I recommend making that comment (up the wall vs look up at the wall) its own question, as it needs a more detailed answer. – Johnny Apr 14 at 10:06

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