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extricate (someone, something, or oneself) from (someone or something)

To free someone, something, or oneself from something. Don't worry, I'll call and extricate you from your date if it's really terrible. I can't seem to extricate that knife from the dishwasher—it's really jammed in there. Whoa, how did you extricate yourself from a lecture with Dad?
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extricate someone or something from someone or something

to disentangle someone or something from someone or something; to free someone or something from someone or something. I tried to extricate myself from her, but she made it hard for me to get away politely. I managed to extricate the ring from the vacuum cleaner bag.
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References in classic literature ?
Yes, for in any extreme circumstance it might not only extricate us from some great embarrassment, but even a great danger.
Grimaud had, indeed, during twenty-two years of service, seen his master extricate himself from so many difficulties that nothing less than Athos's imminent death was likely to make him uneasy.
In answer to Toll, Paulucci suggested an advance and an attack, which, he urged, could alone extricate us from the present uncertainty and from the trap (as he called the Drissa camp) in which we were situated.
It is therefore urgently necessary that we should make another, and probably a last, effort to extricate ourselves.
The driver was able to extricate himself from the car and was unharmed.
The tank commander then decided to leave Matapat behind and extricate the wounded personnel to prevent more casualties.
After a quick assessment of the situation, one of the rescuers climbed up a ladder to carefully extricate the rather unusual visitor.
Summary: History has shown that armies that involve themselves in the internal conflicts of other countries more often than not end up caught in a quagmire from which they can't extricate themselves.
She said that the government was trying its best to extricate Pakistanis from Yemen but the Sanaa Airport could not be used for landing.
Firemen had to extricate them before all four were transferred to the BDF Hospital.
Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Manuel "Mar" Roxas II on Friday slammed Senator Ramon "Bong" Revilla for covering up the truth just to extricate himself from the P10 billion pork barrel scam.
ISLAMABAD -- The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) had paid tribute to the sacrifices rendered by law enforcing agencies and resolved to extricate the country from the war against terrorism.
The US Navy's 7th Fleet admitted that it would take another month to extricate the USS Guardian from Tubbataha Reef.
He thus reiterated that the exact implementation of Arab League initiative remains the sole means to extricate out of the crisis and the building of a new democratic, vigorous and diverse Syria.
Charles Ayyoub owner and editor-in-chief of the Beirut daily AD DIYAR, on Tuesday called on members of the new cabinet to rally behind Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri to help him extricate the country out of its current economic and political troubles.