get free from (someone or something)

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get free from (someone or something)

1. To no longer be constrained, restrained, or confined by someone or something. I don't know how I'll ever get free from my student loan debt. She said she wants to get free from her manager and start taking control over her own career.
2. To loose or release someone, oneself, or something from someone or something else. In this usage, noun or pronoun is used between "get" and "free." How are we going to get the hostage free from the kidnappers? See if you can get this part free from the socket. It seems to be wedged in there pretty tight.
See also: free, get