deliver (someone) from (someone or something)

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deliver (someone) from (someone or something)

To rescue someone from someone or something. Ugh, nothing will deliver us from all the extra work we've inherited since Jane retired.
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deliver someone from someone or something

to save or rescue someone from someone or something. The hero delivered the children from a fiery death. Thank you for delivering me from a very boring meeting by calling me to the telephone.
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Her application to a sober life and industrious management at last in Virginia, with her transported spouse, is a story fruitful of instruction to all the unfortunate creatures who are obliged to seek their re-establishment abroad, whether by the misery of transportation or other disaster; letting them know that diligence and application have their due encouragement, even in the remotest parts of the world, and that no case can be so low, so despicable, or so empty of prospect, but that an unwearied industry will go a great way to deliver us from it, will in time raise the meanest creature to appear again the world, and give him a new case for his life.
We crossed woods never crossed, I believe, by any before: the darkness of the night and the thickness of the shade spread a kind of horror round us; our gloomy journey was still more incommoded by the brambles and thorns, which tore our hands; amidst all these difficulties I applied myself to the Almighty, praying him to preserve us from those dangers which we endeavoured to avoid, and to deliver us from those to which our flight exposed us.
If it be so, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning fiery furnace, and he will deliver us out of thine hand, O king.
'Oh, wicked, wicked!' gasped the elder; 'may the Lord deliver us from evil!'
"For You gave us this day our daily bread; You forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us; You lead us not into temptation but deliver us from evil."
TWO Tartan Army footsoldiers go down on their knees on a Tbilisi street and ask almighty Gord to deliver us from years of failure.
DELIVER US FROM EVIL Sky Movies Premiere, Friday 9.45PM PREMIERE Eric Bana (right) is an NYC copper investigating demonic possessions, helped by a priest who performs exorcisms.
In her devastating 2006 documentary "Deliver Us From Evil" and last year's controversial Hollywood expose "An Open Secret," director Amy Berg brilliantly uncovered the face of sexual deviance in corridors of power.
Based on the book Beware The Night by retired NYPD police officer Ralph Sarchie, Deliver Us From Evil is a supernatural horror that proves increasingly hard to swallow.
DELIVER US FROM EVIL (15) DETECTIVE Ralph Sarchie (Eric Bana) patrols his south Bronx beat with thrill-seeking partner Butler (Joel McHale).
One such movie is "Deliver Us From Evil," based on the best-selling non-fiction book "Beware The Night" by Ralph Sarchie and Lisa Collier Cool.
Berg is well known in the film community for her Academy-award nominated documentary "Deliver Us From Evil," which highlighted sex abuse in the Catholic Church.
But wait, before people react to the word "exorcism," which has become an overrated word since horror movies sporting the same genre start flopping on cinemas, audience should watch the trailer first because "Deliver Us From Evil" apparently has a totally different take on it as it is based on the "actual accounts" of New York Police Department Sergeant Ralph Sarchie, played by Eric Bana.
The Lord's Prayer has a phrase in it: "Deliver us from evil.''
But the Deliver Us From Evil star insisted his isolation from Hollywood doesn't affect his ability to land big movie roles.