get free of

get free of someone or something

 and get free from someone or something 
1. to rid oneself of the burden of someone or something. Can't I get free of this problem? I can't seem to get free of Randy.
2. to liberate oneself from someone or something. I tried to get free of Mr. Franklin, but he kept talking and wouldn't let me interrupt. Is there any way that somebody can get free of Tom? I couldn't get free of the nail that had snagged my sleeve.
See also: free, get, of