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 ?
She had no such object for her lingering thoughts to fix on, she left no creature behind, from whom it would give her a moment's regret to be divided for ever, she was pleased to be free herself from the persecution of Lucy's friendship, she was grateful for bringing her sister away unseen by Willoughby since his marriage, and she looked forward with hope to what a few months of tranquility at Barton might do towards restoring Marianne's peace of mind, and confirming her own.
"I don't allow you to call me Isabel!" she retorted, struggling to free herself from his hold.
We heard her straining, trying to free herself from the bonds that held her.
Ah, gladly would I give up my life a thousand times could I only hear them once again; but I could not then give even a second to the rapture of her sweet embrace, and pressing my lips to hers for the first time, I picked her up bodily and tossed her to her seat behind Sola again, commanding the latter in peremptory tones to hold her there by force, and then, slapping the thoat upon the flank, I saw them borne away; Dejah Thoris struggling to the last to free herself from Sola's grasp.
Sometimes Katharine brooded, half crushed, among her papers; sometimes she felt that it was necessary for her very existence that she should free herself from the past; at others, that the past had completely displaced the present, which, when one resumed life after a morning among the dead, proved to be of an utterly thin and inferior composition.
Leaping from his thoat Gahan sprang into the chamber where Tara was struggling to free herself from the grasp of her captor, slammed the door behind him, shot the great bolt into its seat, and drawing his sword crossed the room at a run to engage the Manatorian.
Another woman had managed to free herself from her car and was treated at the scene for injuries, not believed to be serious, before being taken to the Royal Shrewsbury for further treatment.
Luckily, she managed to free herself from his grip and run to safety.
Ms Daniels has sought to free herself from a non-disclosure agreement she signed before the 2016 election.
Mrs Isherwood died of hypothermia after she fought for several hours to free herself from the cupboard when the doorknob "disintegrated", the Daily Post reports.
The intruder in a bid to free herself from the grip of Saima took out a pistol and fired two shots and hit her in the stomach.
In the footage, Umer could be seen yanking at the wrist of Mahwish who attempts to free herself from his clutches on the stairs of a deserted building presumably of the transport company in Faisalabad.
" In 2012, Stone was reported to have paid out millions to free herself from a music contract, telling the Mail On Sunday: "I just thought 'I'm free.'"."
She's outrageous, her songs are catchy, and she became a feminist folk hero of sorts during her protractedand heartbreakingcourt battle to free herself from an onerous contract with an allegedly abusive manager, which inspired a wave of Twitter support (#FreeKesha) for her.
Reportedly, CCTV footage of Zuk in the hospital was released, showing how she was trying to free herself from the bed.