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 ?
I had not more than freed myself from one of my antagonists before the other three were upon me.
It was a lifting experience, as I freed myself from a heavy, almost unbearableburden.
As a mere voiceless spectator now from a senior's rocking chair, I can only watch the world as it moves on, until I shall have freed myself from it, to face the unknown.
The door cannot be opened from inside, so when I freed myself from him, I knocked the door from inside for someone to hear me from outside.