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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I couldn't pick up a lot of it on my own yet they hold it for around half an hour freeing someone from a car."
As enlightenment could only be attained by those who enjoyed both physical and mental health, freeing someone from disease would enable their spirit to soar.