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 ?
Art thou not he who coming to the town of Cadmus freed us from the tax we paid To the fell songstress?
At the Seder table we remember that God led us out of Egypt, freed us from the yoke of slavery.
He did this through Christ Jesus when he freed us from the penalty for our sins (Romans 3:24).
And Nigel Farage dressed in a Union Jack three-piece suit, weeping as he sings "Britons never, ever shall be slaves", as if to show that he alone freed us from European tyranny.
Deep in our souls a great joy springs within, As Jesus now risen and has freed us from sin.
Jesus death and his rising have freed us from sin, Now unspeakable joy and fresh hope is within.
Now they have freed us from all that extra verbiage.
But who can be drowsie at that howr which freed us from everlasting sleep?" Melancholy persists, alas.
But some will ask, "Hasn't liturgical reform freed us from formal ritualistic gestures no longer based on everyday life?
Historically, the telephone freed us from spatial constraints, but it did not free us from time constraints.
Springtime and Easter bring hope and good cheer, With winter behind us the springtime is here, Deep in our souls a great joy springs within, As Jesus now risen and has freed us from sin.
But those killed in World War II freed us from fascism - and they deserve to be remembered and honoured this Saturday.