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What does phrase look away mean?
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Have you checked a dictionary, Jackson?

Without any context, I'd say it means 'avert one's gaze'.
http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=look+away&r=66

Context could affect the meaning, however. If the definition above doesn't seem right in a specific sentence, then please post the whole sentence.
It needs context to make sense. You need to know where the focus of attention is supposed to be. If I say, "Don't look away when I'm talking to you!," I mean, "Don't look away from me."

"I just saw a really bad car accident. I had to look away. It was too horrible!
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Oh, I wish I was in the land of cotton,
Old times there are not forgotten,
Look away, look away, look away Dixie Land.

In Dixie Land, where I was born in,
Early on one frosty mornin',
Look away, look away, look away Dixie Land.

I wish I was in Dixie, Hooray! Hooray!
In Dixie Land I'll take my stand
To live and die in Dixie.
Away, away, away down south in Dixie.
Away, away, away down south in Dixie.
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You got me! What doesit mean? Emotion: big smile

CJ
Look toward the South?
Hey, Jim,

Another old farmer I knew (a well-educated man) often used a whole string of prepositions: away off down through the meadow. I think the song is like that. Way up yonder becomes a-way up yonder becomes away up yonder. So the song means look toward, not away from.

Regards, - A.
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Isn't it in another folk song, too - the one about going away, and who will tie your shoe while I am gone?
"For who will tie your shoe, and who will glove your hand, and who will kiss your ruby lips while I am gone? Look away, look away, look away over Yandro."
It certainly is a wistful preposition.
Delmobilewho will kiss your ruby lips while I am gone?
This belongs in the be-careful-what-you-ask category, I think.
As for look away, it's equally meaningless here. In songs I suspect it's filler like fa-la-la-la-la. Emotion: smile
CJ
CalifJimOh, I wish I was in the land of cotton,
Old times there are not forgotten,
Look away, look away, look away Dixie Land.

In Dixie Land, where I was born in,
Early on one frosty mornin',
Look away, look away, look away Dixie Land.

I wish I was in Dixie, Hooray! Hooray!
In Dixie Land I'll take my stand
To live and die in Dixie.
Away, away, away down south in Dixie.
Away, away, away down south in Dixie.


Question 1:
Which of the following way is a correct to read the line? ''-'' represents a short pause.

1: Old time there - are not forgotten
2: Old times - there are not forgotten
Question 2:
What does the phrase take my stand mean in the following sentence?
In Dixie Land I'll take my stand
Question 3:
What does the phrase away down south in Dixie mean?
Away, away, away down south in Dixie

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