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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Jesus alone provided the perfect sacrifice God required, and His death for us on the cross satisfied the demands of sin -- freeing us from the grip of sin and making a restored relationship with God possible (Romans 3:25).
I think Theresa May has made an inspired start as Prime Minister and I hope the whole country, including the doom mongers who continue to believe that Brexit is a disaster, will support her government in re-establishing our sovereignty and freeing us from the shackles of the EU.
Hydrogen and fuel cells have enormous potential for freeing us from the environmental nightmare and strategic disaster that is dependence on fossil fuels, but technical hurdles will likely keep them off American roads until 2040 at the earliest.
Nonetheless, freeing us from total compartmentalization in period enclaves, the spirit of her book puts us within reach of being able to take the next step, for instance, to Catherine Hall's recent nineteenth-century account, Civilising Subjects: Metropole and Colony in the English Imagination, 1830-1867 (Chicago, 2002).
"Thank you, America, for freeing us from the cruel yoke of Saddam.
Second, Critical Theory as ideologiekritik is directed to freeing us from captivity to an ideology; genealogy is directed to freeing us from captivity to a picture or perspective.
Forsyth: There are no other departments that can help much with our key functions, but the company improved its video services management, freeing us from becoming involved in every video.