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

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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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Even then I was perplexed as to how to extricate myself from this entanglement; I was ashamed of it, and this fact as well as my perplexity led me to be cruel.
I was so fortunate that I was self-employed and that my family allowed me to extricate myself from my household and cement myself in with my sis for the last 10-12 weeks."
And just like that, shed squeezed me into one tight corner that required King Solomon's wisdom to extricate myself from. class="MsoNormalCxSpMiddleAnd yesterday I read from the book you bought me that the world came from a bang.
'I began to massage his back and buy myself time to figure out how to extricate myself from this undesirable situation.
Lupita, who said she had learned massage techniques as part of her drama training, continued: "I began to massage his back to buy myself time to figure out how to extricate myself from this undesirable situation.
Having been accosted by clip-board-carrying street pollsters, and trotted out lie after lie in an attempt to extricate myself from them as soon as possible - last week I told one "I'm Amish, what is a 40-inch, flat screen plasma TV?" - I do question the veracity of the salad survey.
From the puzzled look on his face, quickly ascertain that this is in fact not Jean-Claude VanDamme.Pretendtospotafriendanddelicately extricate myself from the situation.
In trying to extricate myself from the macrame of barbs that were ripping my clothing, I snapped a branch across my face.
Thankfully, my lesson requires me only to stand in a bunker, watch and learn the technique necessary to extricate myself from a sand trap.
I've never woken up the day after playing any of those three sports and required several minutes to extricate myself from bed.
My latest fishy experience, however, turned out to be a misunderstanding and I do not know how to extricate myself from it.
I tried to extricate myself from the situation by explaining that I'm not a great pill popper or user of lotions, unctions and potions.
I soon found the strength to extricate myself from the relationship in which I had felt so trapped.