bust out of (some place)

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bust out of (some place)

slang In each usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "bust" and "out."
1. To escape from a place or thing (often prison). That criminal did bust out of prison but was caught only a mile away.
2. To help one to escape from a place or thing (often prison). We can't just leave him here to rot in a jail cell—we have to bust him out of there! Don't worry, I'll pull the fire alarm and bust you out of detention.
3. To dismiss or expel someone from school. The committee evaluating the plagiarism charges ultimately decided to bust the student out of school.
See also: bust, of, out
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2022 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

bust someone out of some place

 and bust someone out 
1. Sl. to help someone escape from prison. (Bust is a non-standard form of burst meaning 'break' here.) Lefty did not manage to bust Max out of prison. Lefty wanted to bust out some of his friends.
2. Sl to expel or force someone to withdraw from school. (Bust is a nonstandard form of burst meaning 'break' here.) The clean finally busted Bill out of school. The clean busted out the students with very low grades.
See also: bust, of, out, place
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

bust out (of some place)

in. to break out of some place, especially a prison. (Bust is a nonstandard form of burst meaning “break” here.) Somehow the gangsters busted out of prison and left the country.
See also: bust, of, out, place

bust someone out of somewhere

1. tv. to help someone escape from prison. (Bust is a nonstandard form of burst meaning “break” here.) Lefty did not manage to bust Max out of prison.
2. tv. to expel or force someone to withdraw from school. (Bust is a nonstandard form of burst meaning “break” here.) The dean finally busted Bill out of school.
See also: bust, of, out, someone, somewhere
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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