Breaking loose from - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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break loose from (something)
To physically separate from something. This phrase can be applied to both people and things. I had to chase my dog down the street after he broke loose from the leash during our walk. Those bricks in the yard must have broken loose from the chimney.
break something loose from something
to loosen a part of something; to loosen and remove a part of something. The mechanic broke the strap loose from the tailpipe. The bracket was broken loose from the wall.
break/cut/tear (something) ˈloose from somebody/something separate yourself or somebody/something from a group of people or their influence, etc: The organization broke loose from its sponsors. ♢ He cut himself loose from his family.
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POLICE are on the look out for a missing owl which escaped from a garden after breaking loose from
Cancer cells breaking loose from
the original tumor can travel to other sites in the body and multiply into satellite tumors called metastases.