release (someone or something) from (something)

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release (someone or something) from (something)

To set someone or something loose from some kind of confinement. He released the woman from his grip and told her to run. The police were forced to release the suspect from prison due to a lack of hard evidence.
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release someone or something from something

to liberate or let someone or something go from something. The police officer released George from the handcuffs. I released all the dogs from the city dog pound.
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References in classic literature ?
Neither have our brother's sagacity and prudence been less in repute among his brethren than his valour and discipline; in so much, that knights, both in eastern and western lands, have named De Bois-Guilbert as one who may well be put in nomination as successor to this batoon, when it shall please Heaven to release us from the toil of bearing it.
WE are witnessing the humiliating fact and unimaginable irony that the EU Council is now the only group of people in the world that can release us from future EU laws and taxes.
I'D like to correct an impression created by Rex from Walton (Release us from EU, ECHO, October 29), when he writes of MPs' anger over the EU obligation to allow prisoners the right to vote.
It will release us from the slavery of our poor choices and is powerful enough to transform the destructive patterns in our living.
Strongly recommended and superbly crafted reading, Livin' In High Cotton successfully and engagingly tackles such difficult themes as whether or not trust can be regained after betrayal, how can being kind-hearted succeed in a world populate by evil people, and is there a power higher than ourselves that can come into our hearts to foster forgiveness and release us from the emotional bondage of a blighted past?
Locales (e.g., stores, airports) are points of transition from one place to another; places (e.g., homes) release us from the transitory experiences of everyday life.
WILL no one release us from the tyranny of the children's party bag?
More importantly, sin is an offence against God, and only He can release us from our sins.
But unlike many other post-moderns, Levinas also knows that the issue must be ethical-political: the face of the genuine other should release us from all desire for totality and open us further to a true sense of Infinity for naming and thinking God.
SIR - I fear Ken Bowen, (Letters, January 12) will soon be disillusioned if he thinks a no vote in the upcoming EU referendum will release us from slavery and give us the complete control of our own affairs that he desires.
I'D like to correct an impression created by Rex from Wilton (letter headed Release us from EU), when he writes - MP's anger over EU obligation to allow prisons the right to vote.