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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Some of the most intriguing and relatable parts of the book come when she discusses her own internal tensions--knowing how absurd some parental worries are while not being able to free oneself from them.
Buddha's ultimate teaching to 'free oneself from ego and needs' was to never desire or dismiss the ego.
It shows how to free oneself from toxic food, outlines the problems of ingredients that adversely affect the body, and shows how in just over a month, healthier food choices can succeed in helping with weight loss and better living.
Ottmar confirmed: "One has to free oneself from the illusion that international climate policy is an environmental policy.
"The technique is completed in three phases, which will eventually help unleash the learning on how to let go, how to free oneself from emotions and indulge in a process of painting and immerse in a new world of colours, love, intuition and enlightenment."
Author LiYana Silver, a dancer and life coach, draws on her own experiences and those of her clients to examine the role women are expected to play in society and how to free oneself from those expectations.
Part psychological discussion, part step-by-step plan to free oneself from unhealthy mindsets and bad habits, Food, Sex & You is thoroughly accessible to readers of all backgrounds, and highly recommended.
The aspiration naturally is the opposite of that, to be able to free oneself from those constraints that make living a struggle, said Esguerra, who is also Neda director general.
* Why is it essential to avoid falling prey to this disorder, which mainly damages the victim himself and is generally described as someone "having a hair trigger?" * What must be done to free oneself from the condition?
And that brings us to thoughts on how to free oneself from the grip of fear.
In answer to such criticism, the Head of the Information Department at the Presidency of the republic explained that the visit of Marzouki to Gafsa had been characterised by "diversity, spontaneity, dialogue and will to free oneself from the repression suffered for dozens of years."
How, therefore, is it possible to free oneself from language-based preconceptions and examine society with an unbiased, critical mind?
Upon recognizing this, one instantly sees that the movements, perceived seconds ago as elegant, modern dance steps, are in fact a struggling fight to free oneself from a gorgeous, flowing, straitjacket.
How does one free oneself from the perspectives of ego, group, earth, and age?
When it comes to the time when the author is part of, however, "the problem is to free oneself from it." In other words, "when it is a matter of determining the system of discourse on which we are still living, when we have to question the words that are still echoing in our ears, which become confused with those we are trying to formulate, the archaeologist, like the Nietzschean philosopher, is forced to take a hammer on it." (5) The history of the present is just made possible by "presenting a critique of our time." (6)