free (someone or oneself) from (someone or something)

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free (someone or oneself) from (someone or something)

To loose or release someone or oneself from something. Good luck freeing yourself from student loan debt. Oh boy, one of the kids must have freed the dog from her cage. Can you believe that girl was able to free herself from her kidnapper?
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free someone or something from someone or something

to release or unburden someone or something from someone or something. We freed the raccoon from the trap. Max tried to free himself from the police officer. The dog tried to free itself from the dogcatcher.
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References in classic literature ?
In spite of these words and this smile, which so frightened Varya, when the inflammation was over and he began to recover, he felt that he was completely free from one part of his misery.
Not that, all this time, his mind was, for an instant, free from one oppressive overwhelming sense of the grave that opened at his feet; it was ever present to him, but in a vague and general way, and he could not fix his thoughts upon it.
A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service spokeswoman said: "A woman was cut free from one of the cars and was passed into the care of the Scottish Ambulance Service."
The patient was cut free from one of the vehicles after the accident on the B4455 Fosse Way near Wolston at 8.15am yesterday, in which two of the three cars ploughed off the road.
The awards celebrate innovation by the food industry in creating great tasting food that is free from one or more of the ingredients (including wheat, gluten, dairy, eggs, yeast, nuts and soya) that trouble so many people.
When fire crews arrived they had to cut a man free from one of the cars.