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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To this day I cannot free myself from the impression that, for some forty minutes, the fate of the great battle hung upon a breath of wind such as I have felt stealing from behind, as it were, upon my cheek while engaged in looking to the westward for the signs of the true weather.
I could not fathom the seeming hallucination, nor could I free myself from it; but somewhere in the innermost recesses of my soul I felt a strange yearning toward these unknown foemen, and a mighty hope surged through me that the fleet would return and demand a reckoning from the green warriors who had so ruthlessly and wantonly attacked it.
'No, no!' I exclaimed, struggling to free myself from him - 'you must ask my uncle and aunt.'
Towards morning I was possessed by a kind of nightmare; I felt the fiend's grasp in my neck and could not free myself from it; groans and cries rang in my ears.
Kick and squirm as I would, I could neither turn toward my antagonist nor free myself from his maniacal grasp.
"I have had you sent for," said the king, "in order to free myself from you by taking your life."
I recovered force and energy enough to free myself from the hands of those who held me, while I managed to stammer forth -- `I did not do it!
I know nothing - nothing do I know - but I go to free myself from the Wheel of Things by a broad and open road.' He smiled with most simple triumph.
As for me, I could only fight for inclusion and diversity if I am able to free myself from social stigma.
"I started writing again to free myself from the pain."SLAM QUEENShe took part in the Kenya Poetry Slam Africa at the Alliance Francaise and won her first award, Women of Africa Slam Queen.
I tried so many ways to free myself from the depression.
I am devoted to my art, I love fashion, I love beauty, I love beautiful things, but my work is not about perfection and beauty and surface, it goes way deeper, and then it's my duty to free myself from that, even though when I see the film I'm like, 'F***, I look like s**t."
I try as much as I can to free myself from worry and not to be anxious all the time.
And she deantly added: "I am determined to free myself from this chamber of horror in my life.
"I cannot free myself from the feeling that there is politics in all this," says Polozani adding that the two religious communities reacted opportunistically and ironically.