break loose from (something)(redirected from breaks loose from)
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.