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get someone or something free (from someone or something)

to liberate someone or something from someone or something. We finally got cousin George free from the talkative old man. We managed to get the animal's paw free from the trap.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The top weekly winner gets free credit of Dh5,500 and the next top 55 participants every week get free credit of Dh550 each.
Each family can get free treatment upto five hundred and forty thousand rupees annually.
Under the project, partnership will be made with 125 schools in Faisalabad, Khanewal, Bahawalpur, Dera Ghazi Khan, Vehari, Lodhran, Bhakar, Rahim Yar Khan and Bahawalnagr districts and 11,000 more children will be able to get free education up to metric class by this extension project, said official sources.
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MSPs who get free NHS prescriptions sparked fury yesterday by leading calls to keep the pounds 6.50 charge.
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He said: "There are 31 MSPs at Holyrood who get free prescriptions, either through age, being pregnant or having a young child, or illness.
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